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    New Zealand begins first gun buy back collection

    Recent NewsABC News

    Police Association president Chris Cahill said he expected a positive response to the gun buy back collection events.

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    Concern as police seize 'prolific' number of guns in BOP

    Recent NewsNZ Herald [Premium content]

    Police officers are coming across more and more firearms in their daily work, sparking concerns for their safety.

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    NZ firearms licences granted to 639 Australians with criminal convictions

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Police Association President Chris Cahill said there was no way for police to get information about previous convictions in some countries.

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    Police cars to be fitted with barriers to protect officers

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    The Police Association is supportive of new barriers being installed in police cars to protect frontline officers from violent passengers.

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    Fit for purpose? Cops call on top brass to overhaul 'broken' PCT

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    The Police Association is calling on Police management to revamp the PCT process after a number of its members criticised it.

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    Gang membership grows alongside organised crime

    Recent NewsOtago Daily Times

    A report shows Canterbury had the highest amount of organised crime and drugs demand and activity in New Zealand last year.

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