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Police carrying guns at all times may be 'inevitable' - Police Association

Recent NewsNewshub

The president of the Police Association says it's only a matter of time until police carry guns at all times.

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Should police officers be allowed to wear side arms?

Recent NewsTe Ao Māori News

Police Association President Chris Cahill has raised the issue again following an incident where two officers were held at gunpoint by an offender.

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Race for new police commissioner - Is it time for a female to take the reins?

Recent NewsStuff

Police Association President Chris Cahill said the three assistant commissioners were contenders for the top job.

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Police seize 216kg of meth worth $86 million in Trans-Tasman bust

Recent NewsStuff

Police have seized 216kg of methamphetamine, with a street value of $86 million in a trans-Tasman bust.

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Police on routine patrol recover shotgun in Hamilton

Recent NewsStuff

Two gang members were arrested for unlawful possession of a shotgun by police officers on a routine patrol in Hamilton.

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'Heroic' rookie police officers helped save man's life after stabbing

Recent NewsStuff

A rookie police officer who helped save the life of a man who was stabbed in Queenstown says her training helped her deal with the "gnarly stuff."

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