Rickards charged with alleged misconduct

Written By: - Date published: 10:07 am, September 22nd, 2007 - 1 comment
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Last week John Key was calling on the government to force Rickards to go – interfer in an onoing employment matter and essentially require the payout of a large golden-handshake. At the time the PM refered to his comments as “reckless”.

PRESENTER: Alright, what would you be doing right now, if you were the Prime Minister? In, this situation, what would you be doing right now?

KEY: Well you have to find the way out, and inevitably there’s probably going to be a cost in that.

PRESENTER: Should the Government be involved in this?

KEY: Well the Government is effectively involved because his employer is the Police force, which is part… you know, a Government department.

Today, the Dom reports that Rickards has been charged with alleged misconduct. If he’s found guilty under any of the charges he can be legally sacked.

One comment on “Rickards charged with alleged misconduct”

  1. Ralph Banks 1

    Rickards does not have a conviction and this is now a witch hunt. The men haters and PC boys left in the NZ Police force will be well advised to consider that Clint Rickards was a feared cop – yes, by the crims who deserved to be worried. Doon promoted him for good reason and now he’s a scape goat.

    Just another bashing by Labour of good honest cops on a mission.

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