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New Zealand

15 July 2010

New Zealand Herald

Hundreds of police cars carry gun safes, and central Auckland officers draw weapons from their vehicles nearly twice a week, Herald inquiries have found. Commissioner Howard Broad is looking at giving police greater access to firearms. In Christchurch on Tuesday, two officers were injured and a police dog was shot dead. Constable Mitchel Alatalo was hit in the thigh and dog handler Bruce Lamb in the jaw. The dog, Gage, died at the scene. The group were fired on as... (

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