ANALYSIS: A Herald investigation by Jared Savage and Phil Kitchin led to inquiries into allegations of bullying by the second most powerful police officer in the country, as well as failures in how the complaints were handled in the first place. Now, the IPCA is going much wider to investigate whether a wider bullying culture exists in the police. Jared Savage examines the 'old school' autocratic leadership which exists and what bearing this might have on the appointment of the next Police Commissioner.

There's a short, but telling paragraph buried in the 40-page report about the behaviour of New Zealand's second most powerful police officer.

Three women working on a joint justice project walked out of Police National

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