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    Police 105 number turns one: How new line is 'absolutely' helping cops

    Recent NewsNewshub

    Police's 105 non-emergency line received nearly 600,000 calls in its first year of operation.

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    Gun buyback report finds effective managing by police, but cost blowout for admin work

    Recent NewsTVNZ

    An audit of the gun buyback scheme found police managed it effectively and compensation was appropriate, but compliance was difficult to measure.

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    Gang numbers rise, but crime falls

    Recent NewsTVNZ

    The number of adults on the police's National Gang List has risen by a third since the last election but gang crime has fallen over the same period.

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    Police car rammed in BOP pursuit

    Recent NewsBay of Plenty Times

    During the pursuit, the fleeing vehicle reversed into the police vehicle.

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    Criminal behaviour more conspicuous in Nelson during lockdown

    Recent NewsStuff

    Tasman Police say one of the side effects of the coronavirus lockdown has been the increased visibility of criminal activity in the community.

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    National organised crime team sets up in South Island

    Recent NewsStuff

    Bikie gangs with international links will be the focus of a new specialist police squad dedicated to tackling organised crime across the South Island.

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