Police Tackle Firearms Data Gap

Chris Cahill, President, New Zealand Police Association Police Tackle Firearms Data Gap

The Police Association and Police National Headquarters (PNHQ) both want to improve the official recording of firearms incidents in New Zealand. Both the Association and the PNHQ know there are almost daily reports of criminal incidents involving firearms in New Zealand. Both the Association and PNHQ know there are almost daily reports of criminal incidents […]

Dealing With The Past Is Next Big Challenge

Mark Lindsay, Chair, Police Federation for Northern Ireland Dealing With The Past Is Next Big Challenge

Dealing with the past can often impact badly on the here and now, and nowhere else is that more the case than Northern Ireland. Legacy is a potentially toxic issue. Since the 1998 Belfast or Good Friday Agreement, which was supposed to signal an end to terrorism and deliver lasting peace, the past has been […]

Dangerous Spate of Ramming Assaults on Police Cars in New Zealand

Chris Cahill, President, New Zealand Police Association Dangerous Spate of Ramming Assaults on Police Cars in New Zealand

The Police Association is disturbed at what appears to be a growing trend of offenders deliberately ramming police officers and their cars, after five ramming incidents occurred in the space of a few weeks in early May. “These incidents seriously endanger the lives of the police officers, put at risk innocent members of the public […]