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New Zealand

15 May 2009

Dominion Post (Wellington)

Three police officers have been killed in less than a year. But, unlike their overseas counterparts, our police do not routinely carry guns. Are they safe enough? Is it time to arm them? What more could we have done to protect our police, asked Police Commissioner Howard Broad as he stood before the mourners at Napier's Municipal Theatre this week. It was, he said, the natural question to ask. He was there to deliver a eulogy for slain policeman Len Snee, and he... (

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