Several officers and unmarked police cars were seen outside their HQ on Sunday.
A general increase in aggression from offenders has frontline cops concerned.
Labour MP Ginny Andersen had to step in and call for respectful dialogue.
National MP Simon Brown has taken on the Mongrel Mob.
The Thirsty Whale Bar got caught in the crossfire two weeks ago.
Footage shows the 63yo victim being dropped to the ground and stomped on by his attackers.
A man standing outside the bar suffered a hand injury and a bar staff member was also injured.
Note registration numbers and film the behaviour.
Police Minister Poto Williams said National and ACT voted against the Govt's law changes to tighten eligibility.
The event is scheduled for Saturday 27 February.
David Seymour says debate over whether the Police Commissioner is "woke" or if gang numbers are reliable misses the point.
"There's only one person that reprimands me, and that's Natalie Bridges."
The head of the police says its list of known gang members is not a statistical measure.
Twelve search warrants have been carried out during this targeted operation.
"It's a methodological issue."
That's despite what the Government has been telling us.
But an expert on Kiwi gangs has slammed the statistics she's using as "shonky".
He was arrested back in 2019.
The victim was taken to the hospital where he remained on Monday night.
Police are arming themselves in Canterbury from Friday as gang tensions increase.