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Data from the police about their now-abandoned Armed Response Teams trial shows they dealt with six incidents involving 12 year old children - almost all Maori - some armed with weapons other than… Audio
The Police Armed Response Team trial is being criticised for attending call outs to deal with children as young as 12 years old while they were in action.
The controversial teams were officially… Video, Audio
Armed Response Teams are dead in the water, with the new police commissioner reading the room when it comes to arming Kiwi cops. Audio
The Police Commissioner Andrew Coster has announced that Armed Response Teams will not be part of the New Zealand policing model in the future. Audio
A survey has found that an overwhelming majority of Māori and Pasifika don't feel safe having Armed Response Teams in their communities.
The pilot programme involves special police patrol vehicles… Audio
New police Armed Response Teams have been called out 50 times more than the Armed Offenders squads were last year. Audio