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Police Association concerned at slowdown in recruitment process

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The Police Association says it doesn't make sense for government to slow down the police recruitment drive. The government is 500 shy of its pledge…

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Chris Cahill on bullying within Police and improving workplace culture

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Chris Cahill says there’s a lot of work to do with improving culture within Police, but getting an idea of the scale of the problem of bullying and…

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How do you record hate crimes without a hate crime law?

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Chris Cahill explains the difficulty for police to record hate complaints when NZ does not have a hate crime law.

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Petition from Matthew Hunt's mother presented to Parliament

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A petition was delivered to Parliament on Dec. 2 by Diane Hunt, the mother of slain police officer Matthew Hunt. The petition, signed by more than…

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Chris Cahill debates the upcoming cannabis legalisation referendum

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Chris took part in a live Newstalk debate alongside Ross Bell (NZ Drug Foundation), Khylee Quince (Auckland Uni) and Aaron Ironside (Say Nope to…

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Number of firearms seized by police has risen steadily over last decade.

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Police are seizing an average of eight illegally held firearms a day, many from warring gangs who are increasingly willing to use guns.

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