Report of investigation into a use of force incident at Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct on 25 November 2019
The Office of the Inspectorate today released a report following an incident Christchurch Justice and Emergency Services Precinct custody suite.
The Inspectorate carried out an investigation after being notified that a prisoner had briefly lost consciousness after being subject to a use of force by Police and Corrections staff to remove him from his cell on 24 November 2019.
We have made findings and recommendations, which are contained in this report.
Please attribute this report to Chief Inspector Janis Adair.
The Independent Police Conduct Authority (IPCA) has also undertaken an investigation into this incident.