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Media Releases 2008

Police response to Edgeware Road party ‘timely, appropriate’

18/12/08 - The Police response to an out-of-control party at 95 Edgeware Road, Christchurch, in May 2007 was appropriate and did not contribute to the deaths of two young women at the party. More >>

Report on a complaint by Bruce Van Essen

21/9/2008 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority is recommending that Police tighten policies on conduct of searches and on conflicts of interest after finding fault with their September 2006 search of the home of Dunedin man Bruce Van Essen. More >>

Investigation into the shooting of Steven Wallace

5/7/08 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority has confirmed it is continuing its investigation into the shooting of Steven Wallace in Waitara on 30 April 2000. More >>

Report on a traffic incident involving Howard Broad

4/7/08 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found no evidence to support allegations that Police Commissioner Howard Broad ‘pulled rank’ and refused a breath test at a police checkpoint in the early 1990s. More >>

IPCA investigator to head Kenya post-election violence investigating team

29/6/08 - Independent Police Conduct Authority senior investigator Bob Grinstead has been appointed to head an international team investigating post-election violence in Kenya. More >>

Authority investigating Falwasser case

26/6/08 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority is continuing its investigation into police conduct concerning Rawiri Falwasser in Whakatane police cells on Labour Day 2006, the Authority confirmed today. More >>

Report on a fatal Police pursuit on 24 December 2006

23/6/08 - The Independent Police Conduct Authority has found no evidence of misconduct by police during a pursuit in which three Auckland teenagers died. More >>

Report on the Police shooting of Graeme Burton

25/2/08 - An Independent Police Conduct Authority report has praised the courage of the police officer who shot and arrested murderer Graeme Burton early last year, but criticised other aspects of police handling of Burton’s case. More >>

 

 

 

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