Audit of police weaponry

Alex Harris made this Official Information request to New Zealand Police

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From: Alex Harris

Dear New Zealand Police,

The New Zealand Police are equipped with a variety of weapons to protect public safety, including firearms, tasers, tear gas and pepper spray. I would like to request the following information under the OIA:

* how often is the NZ police arsenal inventoried or audited, and when was the last inventory performed?
* A list of all firearms, tasers, other weapons and protective equipment (stab-proof / bullet proof vests, gas masks etc) which were unaccounted for in the last audit.

I would prefer to receive an electronic response. Queries about
this request will be automatically forwarded to me by the website.

With regards to s12 of the OIA, I am an NZ citizen and in NZ.

Yours faithfully,

Alex Harris

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From: MCMAHON, Teresa
New Zealand Police

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Dear Mr Harris

Please find attached a response to your request of 4 August 2015.


Teresa McMahon

Ministerial Services

Police National Headquarters

PO Box 3017





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