Crime

More than 500 incidents were reported to the Cook Islands Police service last month, up from 363 in July and 259 in June.

Prisoner flees jail

Tuesday September 11, 2018

Police have issued a photo of a man wanted for escaping from Arorangi prison yesterday morning.

Police aim to build on burglary drop

Tuesday September 11, 2018

Police want to capitalise on the significant drop in reported burglaries last month by continuing to crack down on known offenders and encouraging ways the community can help stop the offending.

Week of chaos on Rarotonga roads

Monday September 10, 2018

A number of motor vehicle accidents on Rarotonga roads have kept the Cook Islands Police Service busy this past week, including one involving an unmarked police vehicle.

Assaults lead to 17 charges

Friday September 07, 2018

Fourteen individuals faced 17 separate charges for violent offences at the courthouse yesterday, appearing in front of Justice of the Peace Bernice Manarangi.

Police look into bridge smash

Friday September 07, 2018

Several days after it happened, police are investigating an “unreported” motor vehicle crash, which damaged the Avana Bridge early last Saturday morning. A buckled part of a car’s bodywork was also left behind

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.

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