Police Fail In Harawira Arrest?

From the tipline – 


I draw you to this failure of policing in New Zealand.

“They started waving at me so I just turned up my radio and listened to some music,” Harawira said, “and then next thing you know they pop the back window and pulled me out.”

Police said they used a “glass entry device” from a tow truck to get in to Harawira’s car and pull him out and arrest him.

You mean the Police had to BORROW a “glass entry device”?  Why didn’t they just use a baton and smash the window on the prick?


Good point.  Although Harawira contradicts himself on the “pop”

“I parked my car in front of a truck and shone my light up high on the woman on the roof,” Harawira said.

“I stayed in my car. They broke into my car and smashed at least one window and arrested me.”


Another inquiry is required here and Russel Norman is the man to ask for it.  Did the Police smash the window, and if not, why not?

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