Articles tagged Police

Police Minister Stuart Nash has his “dream” job following Labour’s rise to Government. He talks to Shane Cowlishaw about why he is in favour of police pursuits, the potential of a crack “flying squad” of officers and how he will ramp up the force’s numbers.

A pre-election policy document from the police union contains a familiar refrain – arm our officers – but warnings it includes about staffing struggles and firearm proliferation are concerning. Shane Cowlishaw reports.