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    Second tranche of gun laws following March 15 shootings

    NewsRecent NewsStuff

    New Zealand Police Association President Chris Cahill says many of the reforms heralded in the bill fell into the ‘better late than never’ category…

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    Police recruitment halted after surge in applications

    Recent NewsRNZ

    More than 4000 people are currently trying to join Police and Chris Cahill says its no surprise there has been a surge in applications.

     

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    'Arms Down' demands win the day

    Recent NewsRNZ

    RNZ pulls together last week's reporting on the scrapping of the ARTs initiative and calls to disarm police, and asks, "did we get the full picture?"

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    Spit weaponised against police officers during lockdown, association says.

    Recent NewsStuff

    Police officers were forced to go into isolation during lockdown after offenders claiming to have coronavirus started using spit as a weapon.

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    Police shot at 11 times in past year, officer describes shootout

    Recent NewsNZ Herald

    A frontline officer tells what its like to shoot and to be shot at in the line of duty.

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    Lack of consultation meant positives of armed response teams got lost

    Recent NewsNewshub

    On the AM Show this morning, Police Association president Chris Cahill said the police failed to properly communicate with the public about the ARTs.

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