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IPCA investigation likely after fatal police shooting in Tauranga

Recent NewsNewstalk ZB

New Zealand Police Association regional director Scott Thompson said different officers would process a traumatic incident differently.

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Tauranga shooting victim's violent past

Recent NewsStuff

Police Association vice president Craig Tickelpenny said there is a robust process that takes place following a fatal shooting by an officer.

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Police who shot dead man during Tauranga hostage stand-off receive backing

Recent NewsTVNZ One News

Police Association Vice President Craig Tickelpenny said the officers "had to make that call".

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Police stand by decision to shoot man in Tauranga hostage situation

Recent NewsNewshub

Craig Tickelpenny said it was a traumatic experience for the officers and the association's main concern was for their welfare.

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Government only halfway to 1800 new cops

Recent NewsNewshub

The Police Association is impressed with the ability of Police to recruit and graduate 1800 officers in such a short period.

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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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