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    Ban on smoking with children in cars 'short sighted'

    Recent NewsStuff

    Police Assn President Chris Cahill supports a ban on smoking in cars, but questions whether it will be practical for police to enforce.

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    If the solution to police pursuits was simple, we'd have found it long ago

    Recent NewsStuff

    Police Assn President Chris Cahill says that the question of whether police should pursue fleeing drivers is far from simple.

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    IPCA police pursuits report 'no silver bullet'

    Recent NewsRNZ

    Police decisions to pursue are complicated and an upcoming report is not likely to solve the problem, Police Association President Chris Cahill says.

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    Police had no choice over Chch pursuit

    Recent NewsNewstalk ZB

    Chris Cahill told Newstalk ZB that the tragedy highlights the difficult situations that police are put in.

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    News Article

    New bill to grant police officers name suppression in fatal shootings

    Recent News1News

    The Police Association supports a new bill that would give police officers involved in fatal shootings automatic name suppression.

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    Police Association gives conditional support to drug initiatives

    Media ReleasesNZPA

    The Police Association supports the government's move to go after the manufacturers and suppliers of lethal synthetic drugs.

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