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Police concerned by number of weapons found during searches

Recent NewsRNZ

East Coast police say they're concerned at the number of weapons they're finding while investigating gang-related shootings in Ruatoria and Taradale.

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Whakatane man who tried to shoot at police in Auckland sentenced to three years' jail

Recent NewsNZ Herald

A man who tried to shoot at police and was prevented from firing by the gun's safety catch has been sentenced to three years in jail.

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Armed police to patrol Hawke's Bay streets after gang violence spills into open warfare

Recent NewsStuff

Armed police will descend on Hawke's Bay and East Coast streets after escalating gang violence.

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The '1X' attempted suicide callout police are getting 67 times a day

Recent NewsStuff

Suicide callouts increased 10 per cent in the past year; Police Association president Chris Cahill says the figures are 'pretty disturbing'.

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