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    Police Association: Police need to be armed in increasingly dangerous environments

    Recent NewsNewstalk ZB

    Chris Cahill says the sad fact is that unless things change, it's only a matter of time until Police carry weapons at all times.

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    Government pitches further gun restrictions aimed at high-risk individuals

    Recent NewsTVNZ

    The Government is making moves to bring in even tougher gun laws aimed at stopping "high-risk people outside the licensing system" from holding guns.

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    Firearms Prohibition Order proposal raises fears of warrantless search powers

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Police Association president Chris Cahill said he supported the proposal in principle.

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    Firearms Prohibition Orders: Wide police powers to take guns from dangerous people

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    Police Association president Chris Cahill said the increasing use of firearms has been a police concern for some time.

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    Police Association supports proposed firearm prohibition orders

    Recent NewsRNZ - Morning Report

    Chris Cahill told RNZ the Police Association broadly supports the government's proposal for Firearms Prohibition Orders.

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    Police ART arrest in suburban area raises concerns

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Police Association president Chris Cahill said the response to this incident was appropriate.

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