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Northland shooting at officer: Police Association renews call for armed officers – RNZ

The call comes after two gunmen shot at an officer in Northland yesterday, and as police are concerned there will be a tragedy.

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The Police Association is renewing calls for officers to be routinely armed after two gunmen shot at an officer in Northland yesterday.
Photo: RNZ / Richard Tindiller
The officer was uninjured but her car’s windscreen was damaged.
Police believe a kidnapping and car being set alight in the area could be linked to the incident.
The association said the police community supported routine arming of officers and it wanted that policy reviewed.
It said the shooting was a reminder of the huge number of…

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