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Two people die, PNG police officer wounded in Madang clashes

By   /  April 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Beheading, Crime, Evening Report, Featured, Madang, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Police, Reports, scott waide, Security, violence  /  Comments Off on Two people die, PNG police officer wounded in Madang clashes

Papua New Guinean police at the scene of the violence near Madang yesterday. Image: Scott Waide/EMTV By Scott Waide in Madang Two people are dead and a Papua New Guinean policeman is in critical condition in hospital after being wounded in clashes yesterday near Madang town. The policeman, a senior constable, was trying to negotiate […]

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Gary Juffa: How we can stop criminal cartels stealing our PNG forests

By   /  March 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Army, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cartels, Crime, Development, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Flora and fauna, Forests, Gary Juffa, Human Rights, Illegal logging, logging, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, PNG Forests Authority, Police, Politics, Reports, Sustainable Development  /  Comments Off on Gary Juffa: How we can stop criminal cartels stealing our PNG forests

Police action squad dealing to illegal loggers in Oro province of Papua New Guinea. Image: Gary Juffa/FB OPINION: By Gary Juffa In the ongoing saga of stopping illegal logging in Papua New Guinea’s Oro province, our facts reveal that the PNG Forest Authority is failing our people. A network exists whereby a few corrupt public […]

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‘I won’t resign – yet,’ says Natuman over Vanuatu obstruction case

By   /  February 28, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Investigation, Joe Natuman, Justice, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Mutiny, Obstruction, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Reports, Vanuatu, Vanuatu Daily Post  /  Comments Off on ‘I won’t resign – yet,’ says Natuman over Vanuatu obstruction case

By Glenda Willie and Jonas Cullwick Vanuatu’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, Trade, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business Joe Natuman has pleaded guilty to two counts of obstructing or interfering with the execution of a criminal process, contrary to section 79 (c) of the Penal Code [CAP 135]. Natuman was joined by the other […]

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Poor Vanuatu pay ruling risks negative impact on security, say upset police

By   /  January 27, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Development, Education, Evening Report, Featured, Labour, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Reports, Salaries, Security, teachers, Vanuatu, wages  /  Comments Off on Poor Vanuatu pay ruling risks negative impact on security, say upset police

Vanuatu police in the Manaro rescue operation last year on Ambae. Image: Richard Nanua/Vanuatu Daily Post By Richard M. Nanua in Port Vila Some Vanuatu police officers have raised dissatisfaction on the implementation of the Government Remuneration Tribunal (GRT) ruling taking effect today, claiming it might negatively impact on security in the country. After receiving […]

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Why is Israel so afraid of 16-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi?

By   /  January 4, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Armed police, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Evening Report, Featured, Global, History, Human Rights, Israel, Israeli occupation, Justice, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Palestine, PMC Reportage, Police, Reports, Youth  /  Comments Off on Why is Israel so afraid of 16-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi?

OPINION: By Ariel Gold and Taylor Morley Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi was back in court last Thursday, with the judge ruling for the third time that her detention be extended – this time for another five days. Over the past week and a half, Ahed has been shuffled between numerous Israeli prisons and police stations. She […]

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Indonesia beefs up anti-terror police unit to combat ‘extremist’ challenge

By   /  January 2, 2018  /  24/7 News, Al-Qaeda, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Densus88, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indonesia, ISIS, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Militants, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Police, Police training, Politics, Reports, Security, Terrorism  /  Comments Off on Indonesia beefs up anti-terror police unit to combat ‘extremist’ challenge

Densus 88 special police force … history of repression in West Papua. Graphic: AK Rockefeller Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Indonesia is beefing up its elite Detachment 88 (Densus 88) unit in light of increased threats from local and international terror networks, says National Police Chief General Tito Karnavian. There will be additional 600 policemen assigned […]

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Police brutally attack Papuan journalist in Timika, says human rights group

By   /  November 24, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Indigenous, Journalists, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Police, Politics, Reports, Security, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua Media  /  Comments Off on Police brutally attack Papuan journalist in Timika, says human rights group

Journalist Saldi Hermanto … attacked for making social media criticisms of police conduct in Timika, Papua. Image: Tabloid Jubi Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has condemned a brutal attack against journalist Saldi Hermanto in Timika, Papua, and called for a campaign of letter protests. Hermanto was attacked by the police […]

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Police, NZ Cricket win annual RiskNZ awards

By   /  August 18, 2017  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Business, Grant Avery, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, New Zealand, News, Nigel Toms, NZ cricket, Police, Press Release Service, Risk NZ, RiskNZ awards  /  Comments Off on Police, NZ Cricket win annual RiskNZ awards

MIL OSI – Source: MakeLemonade.nz Wellington – New Zealand Police and New Zealand Cricket have been honoured at RiskNZ’s annual awards in Wellington last night for their exemplary efforts in managing and mitigating risk management. Grant Avery, a highly qualified risk advisor who is currently helping the Treasury, won the Risk Management Professional of the […]

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First additional recruits start Police College

By   /  July 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on First additional recruits start Police College

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: First additional recruits start Police College Police Minister Paula Bennett has today welcomed the first of the 880 additional frontline officers to Police College. “In February the Prime Minister and I announced there would be an additional 1125 Police Staff, including 880 sworn officers. These […]

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Lives saved by 111 caller location technology

By   /  July 9, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Peter Dunne, Police, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on Lives saved by 111 caller location technology

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Lives saved by 111 caller location technology The new caller location system for 111 mobile phone calls has already made a significant impact in the two months it has been up and running, say Police Minister Paula Bennett, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Internal Affairs […]

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Police to test victim video statements

By   /  June 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Police to test victim video statements

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Police to test victim video statements Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams say using digital devices to take onsite statements from victims of family violence will reduce the stress on victims, save Police time and create richer evidence for the courts. “From […]

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Government response to firearms select committee report

By   /  June 14, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Government response to firearms select committee report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Government response to firearms select committee report Police Minister Paula Bennett has today responded to the Law and Order Select Committee report on issues relating to the illegal possession of firearms. The Select Committee’s terms of reference were to focus on how widespread firearms possession […]

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Funding to prevent violent robberies

By   /  June 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Funding to prevent violent robberies

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Funding to prevent violent robberies Police Minister Paula Bennett has announced that $1.8 million will be made available for robbery prevention at dairies, superettes and small local businesses. “We’ve listened to the concerns of shop keepers, that’s why we’ve put aside this money to be […]

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New caller location system for mobile 111 calls

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Communications, Internal Affairs, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Peter Dunne, Police, Politics, release, Simon Bridges  /  Comments Off on New caller location system for mobile 111 calls

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: New caller location system for mobile 111 calls Police Minister Paula Bennett, Communications Minister Simon Bridges and Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne, today announced a new caller location system for 111 mobile phone calls that will improve public safety and help save lives. “The new […]

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Independent advisors for firearms report

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Independent advisors for firearms report

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Independent advisors for firearms report Two members of New Zealand’s firearms community will provide independent advice on the recent Select Committee report into illegal firearms use, says Police Minister Paula Bennett. Outdoors professional Geoff Thomas and firearms safety specialist Nicole McKee will provide advice on […]

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Korea and New Zealand discuss carbon markets

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Korea and New Zealand discuss carbon markets

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Korea and New Zealand discuss carbon markets Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett says New Zealand and Korea have begun joint discussions on developing carbon markets in the region. Yesterday’s inaugural meeting of the Environmental Committee, established under the New Zealand – Korea Free Trade Agreement, comes shortly […]

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Twenty additional police bases to go 24/7

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Twenty additional police bases to go 24/7

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Twenty additional police bases to go 24/7 Today’s announcement by Police about where the additional 880 sworn officers will be stationed means over 200,000 more New Zealanders will be covered by a 24/7 Police presence. “All New Zealanders deserve to feel safe in their homes […]

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More Police for every district

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  24/7 News, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on More Police for every district

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: More Police for every district Police Minister Paula Bennett has today welcomed an announcement about where frontline officers will be based under the Government’s Safer Communities package. “In February this year we announced a $503 million dollar package for 1125 more police staff, including 880 […]

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Focus on Māori offending

By   /  April 10, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Focus on Māori offending

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Focus on Māori offending Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams have today announced $10 million for initiatives to improve Māori justice outcomes. “It is well known that Māori are overrepresented at every stage in the criminal justice system. We’re not prepared to […]

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Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  24/7 News, Amy Adams, Justice, National-led Government - 2014-2017, New Zealand Government, Paula Bennett, Police, Politics, release  /  Comments Off on Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence

MIL OSI – Source: New Zealand Government – Release/Statement Headline: Disclosure scheme helping to prevent violence A potentially life-saving scheme that allows Police to disclose a person’s violent past to a partner or friend has been used 158 times since it was launched, say Police Minister Paula Bennett and Justice Minister Amy Adams. “Since the […]

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