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    Police shot at 11 times in past year, officer describes shootout

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    A frontline officer tells what its like to shoot and to be shot at in the line of duty.

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    Lack of consultation meant positives of armed response teams got lost

    Recent NewsNewshub

    On the AM Show this morning, Police Association president Chris Cahill said the police failed to properly communicate with the public about the ARTs.

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    News Article

    ARTs a casualty of lack of community consultation

    Media ReleasesNZPA

    The New Zealand Police Association understands the Police Commissioner’s decision to scrap the Armed Response Teams initiative, but says the move…

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    News Article

    NZ Police Association rejects Green Party’s ART/George Floyd claims

    Media ReleasesNZPA

    President of the New Zealand Police Association, Chris Cahill, is appalled at the Green Party’s conflation of the trial of armed police teams (ARTs)…

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    Death in custody: Three police officers charged with manslaughter after man died at Hawera station

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    The Police Association is urging people not to speculate about the case.

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    News Article

    NZ Police Association supports members facing manslaughter charges

    Media ReleasesNZPA

    The New Zealand Police Association is supporting the three officers who are now facing manslaughter charges in relation to the death of a man in the…

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