Policy and Training regarding LGBTIQ+, Takatāpui, queer people
From: R J Sewell
I am interested in looking at New Zealand Police policy regarding gender diverse and/or sexually diverse people appearing in the criminal District Courts and any training the New Zealand Police has conducted regarding staff interactions with gender diverse and/or sexually diverse people.
Please release the following information:
1. All New Zealand Police policies relating to gender diverse and sexually diverse (LGBTIQ+, Takatāpui, queer) people appearing as defendants, witnesses and/or complainants in Police prosecuted criminal court cases.
2. All New Zealand Police training policies relating to staff interactions (including examination and cross-examination) with gender diverse and sexually diverse (LGBTIQ+, Takatāpui, queer) people.
3. All documents identified in relation to question 2.
Please also explain any relevant caveats that should be kept in mind when analysing this information.
Please provide this information in an accessible, searchable format such as PDF
If any part of my request is unclear, please don't hesitate to contact me.
If any of the information that I have requested is unavailable or would be difficult to retrieve, but similar information might be readily available, I would be happy to discuss altering or refining my request.
As a New Zealand citizen, I am eligible to make requests under the OIA.
From: Ministerial Services
New Zealand Police
Tēnā koe Rob
I acknowledge receipt of your Official Information Act 1982 (OIA) request below, received by Police on 22 July 2022.
Your reference number is IR-01-22-21566.
You can expect a response to your request on or before 19 August 2022 unless an extension is needed.
Police National Headquarters