IPCA recommendations must be fully implemented
22 May 2013
recommendations must be fully implemented
recommendations made by the Independent Police Conduct
Authority after its investigation into Operation Eight must
be fully implemented and reported back to the Government and
Tuhoe people, says Labour’s Police spokesperson Kris
“This was a very thorough investigation and it
is now up to the police to ensure all of the recommendations
are put in place as quickly as possible.
review of the progress being made should be carried out and
reported back to the Government and the community affected
by the raid.
“While the report found that the
investigation and decision to take action in this case was
justifiable, it is of deep concern that some of the police
activities were unlawful. Innocent people were unnecessarily
frightened and intimidated and that is unacceptable.
“It’s vital that action is taken by the police to
ensure this does not happen again,” said Kris Faafoi.
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