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Police review prisoner custody after four escapes in a week

Recent NewsRNZ

NZPA vice president Craig Tickelpenny said officers needed to be alert on the job at all times.

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Suspects escaping custody 'a wakeup call for officers'

Recent NewsRNZ

Police Association Vice-President Marcia Murray told Morning Report that mistakes do happen.

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Police defend officers after fleeing suspect steals their guns

Recent NewsNewshub

Police Association President Chris Cahill said the officer's mistake of leaving keys in the patrol car could have happened to anyone.

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10,000 firearms handed in after first month of firearms buyback scheme

Recent NewsABC News

Chris Cahill told ABC News Australia that police are happy with the progress.

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Christchurch police resources stretched hunting three fugitives on the run

Recent NewsTVNZ

Thirty police are searching for three different armed men in Christchurch, putting stress on police resources.

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Police Association supports Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill despite challenges

Recent NewsNewstalk ZB

Police Association President Chris Cahill told Mike Hosking about challenges for police around implementing the new laws.

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