Police defend actions during Dotcom raid
Tuesday 7 Feb 2012 6:37 p.m.
Campbell Live talks to the police officer who signed off on the Dotcom police operation.
Seventy-six police officers, many armed with automatic weapons and pistols, including members of the elite Special Tactics Group, arrived at Kim Dotcom’s Coatesville property on January 20, to arrest him on charges relating to copyright offences.
But Dotcom and his staff allege the police were heavy-handed in their raid of the mansion.
Assistant Police Commissioner Malcolm Burgess defends the police actions.
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