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Old 05-17-2019, 03:16 PM
HurricaneDitka is offline
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New Zealand police visiting "identified" man

I saw this video recently, in which a couple of New Zealand police officers came to interview a man, but declined to proceed when he refused to stop recording them. One of the police officers was armed with a sidearm, which I understand is rather unusual for New Zealand police officers. They mentioned that he had been "identified" and it seems to perhaps be related to something he posted on Facebook.

Does anyone know more of the back story (perhaps what the man posted on Facebook)? Does anyone else find the situation disturbing, even a little? Or is this sort of thing more routine and mundane in New Zealand than I realized? Are the laws in New Zealand regarding filming a police officer similar to USA's? Do police there use bodycams routinely / ever?

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