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    The '1X' attempted suicide callout police are getting 67 times a day

    Recent NewsStuff

    Suicide callouts increased 10 per cent in the past year; Police Association president Chris Cahill says the figures are 'pretty disturbing'.

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    New Year Honours: Hawke's Bay police Senior Sergeant Bryan Smith, MNZM

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    He is recognised for his service to NZ Police, including as a member and leader of the Hawke's Bay Armed Offenders Squad.

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    NZ police officers recognised with New Year Honours

    Recent NewsStuff

    Two police veterans have received New Year Honours for their services to New Zealand Police.

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    Increase in mental health calls put down to better knowledge

    Recent NewsOtago Daily Times

    An increase in the number of mental health cases police are dealing with in the South could just be because people are calling for help more.

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    Gun buy-back, amnesty ends, police now on hunt for illegal firearms

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    More than 56,346 prohibited and unlawful firearms were removed from circulation in the buy-back and amnesty.

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    Attacks on cops, firefighters, ambos and jail staff to be heavily penalised, MP says

    Recent NewsStuff

    Chris Cahill said the bill showed a recognition "that the risks continue to grow, and in some way have spread beyond police" to other first…

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