Threat level change and release of Christchurch attack response timeline

Police Commissioner Mike Bush acknowledges today’s change to the New Zealand threat level, and reaffirms Police’s commitment to keeping communities safe.

“I have previously stated that police would reassess its current position regarding the arming of frontline staff based on our risk environment, with the threat level being one of the factors in our assessment.” says Mr Bush.

/NZ Police Public Release. View in full here.