Crime

Smash leaves car up the creek

Wednesday September 05, 2018

A small rental car was left sitting on the bottom of a dry creek bed at Inave on Monday after being driven off the road in the early hours of the morning.

A group of women police officers is toughening up for field action next month – the rugby field that is.

Police sound warning on water safety

Monday September 03, 2018

The Cook Islands community has a responsibility to advise tourists about the risks involved in taking part in water activities in lagoons around the country, the Cook Islands Police Service says.

Prison service gets a new name

Saturday September 01, 2018

The Cook Islands prison and probation service will be renamed as a new agency, the Department of Corrective Services.

Police are concerned at a “disturbing” increase in the number of incidents reported to them last month.

A new legal aid system is now available to women involved in domestic violence relating to children.

Three men were set to appear for sentencing in front of Justice of the Peace Bernice Manarangi at the High Court on Thursday, having already pleaded guilty to a variety of charges, including assault on a female, assaulting a police officer and breaching probation.

The total number of incidents reported to the Cook Islands Police Service last month has exceeded the number for the previous month.

Community reacts to burglaries

Wednesday August 22, 2018

A community meeting called last Thursday amongst residents of the Vaimaanga, Avaavaroa and Turoa areas to discuss possible strategies to the rising number of burglaries in the area has generated a positive response, says resident Tina Newport.

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