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Racing Industry raid smells like failed Urewera raids

By   /  September 5, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

This whole thing reeks of an expensive fishing expedition.

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For everyone debating the pros and cons of tasers in light of the latest killing of a man by NZ Police

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  17 Comments

A death in custody, a place and environment where the Police have total dominance should send a shudder down the spine of anyone, we are being misled into a debate about tasers – without any clear explanation of where the injury that killed this man, that debate is a purposeful misdirection.  

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Waikato couple losing farm highlights how NZ Police & Politicians accidentally built the meth crisis

By   /  April 17, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

…when the Police changed laws to lower the evidential threshold from beyond reasonable doubt to balance of probabilities when pursuing assets from the proceeds of crime, they inadvertently changed the entire economic structure of the black economy in NZ.

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Deaths from Police car chases are our mass shooting public policy failure

By   /  March 12, 2018  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  13 Comments

Surely public policy should hold public safety above all else, yet Police Chase Policy manages to have an open ended kill threshold – why is that?

It’s because we are a juvenile culture with all the maturity of a can of coke-cola.

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Arresting suicide victims

By   /  October 30, 2017  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

How the hell does arresting a suicide victim help that person? How cruel have we become under 9 years of National that arresting suicide victims is even considered a positive step forward?

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EXCLUSIVE: The Rawshark Investigation & secret Police mass surveillance program against 100 000 NZers

By   /  August 28, 2017  /  Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  55 Comments

Here is what we know about the Rawshark Investigation: The NZ Police have lied about the scope of their investigation into who hacked Cameron Slater’s computer. It was originally just Nicky Hager, but it also included myself and possibly several other left wing activists and senior figures within the political left including the Labour Party. […]

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Basher NZ cops: taser, beat and kill man – will probably get off

By   /  December 7, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  9 Comments

…how does one deal with a man in a car who is thought to be suicidal and having a mental health break down?

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Will NZ Media buy Police Euthanasia Excuse?

By   /  October 28, 2016  /  Martyn Bradbury, Media Watch, Most Recent Blogs  /  12 Comments

Will the media buy this absurd claim that the Police were just acting on good faith and that this wasn’t a training exercise?

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Another example of Police whitewashing – green light for suicide by cop

By   /  September 1, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  8 Comments

Everyday we seem to slip closer to the American policing culture of ‘respect my authority’ style aggression.

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Kevin Hague + Greg O’Connor + Helen Kelly = Cannabis Legalisation

By   /  August 16, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  7 Comments

The simple truth is that there is no political courage to force the current war on drugs back on cannabis.

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Was Malcolm Rewa a Police Informant?

By   /  August 15, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  4 Comments

The horror that the NZ Police may have protected a serial rapist because he was an informant is such an alarming allegation that it demands an immediate and independent inquiry.

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Teina Pora was framed – that’s why $2.5million in compensation is a farce

By   /  June 16, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  1 Comment

The issue the mainstream media are refusing to focus upon is the simple bare faced truth that this wasn’t all some giant mistake and misunderstanding, this was the framing of an innocent man by the Police who knew he was innocent.

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EXCLUSIVE: A View To A Kill – Police spin shooting murder

By   /  June 11, 2016  /  Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda, Tim Selwyn  /  33 Comments

The media are why cops can get away with murder, the politicians are why, the rednecks are why, the disinterested complacent lefties are why, the flakey airheads who like cats more than people are why, the booffhead rugby troglodytes focused on All Black groin strains are why. The NZ Police are getting away with murder right before our eyes. What can we do about it?

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Trade Unionists, Police Association Presidents, And Retirees – The New Face Of Drug Law Reform In New Zealand

By   /  April 21, 2016  /  Curwen Rolinson, Most Recent Blogs, Setting The Agenda  /  8 Comments

What we appear to be witnessing gradual and growing movement of support from diverse corners of the electorate, all converging on a singular (if somewhat hazy and ill-specified) goal.

Better drug-laws around cannabis that help rather than harm society.

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Kawerau siege not a reason to arm Police

By   /  March 10, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  25 Comments

We can be thankful that no one is dead and it can not be a justification for arming Police as those Officers at the address were already armed when they entered.

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Let’s be honest about why it’s so ‘difficult’ to get a new Police chase policy

By   /  February 10, 2016  /  Deconstructing Headlines, Martyn Bradbury, Most Recent Blogs  /  46 Comments

Now I’m no Einstein, but tailgating a fleeing driver at twice the speed limit on the wrong side of the road suggests you need a new bloody police chase policy because that type of behaviour is simply asking for public deaths.

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