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Witness appeal: incident at Knock dual carriageway


The Police Ombudsman’s Office has appealed for witnesses to an incident involving a youth and police officers in Belfast on Sunday 24 March.

Witness Appeal: Incident On Lake Road, Craigavon


The Police Ombudsman has appealed for witnesses to an incident involving police officers and a man on the Lake Road, Craigavon, close to the Tullygally roundabout.

Police Ombudsman Confirms Plans To Conclude 95 Troubles-rela

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has confirmed that she aims to conclude 95 Troubles-related cases in the next year.

Opportunities missed by police before man’s murder

A Police Ombudsman investigation has found that the PSNI missed opportunities to identify the subject of a dissident republican threat, six months before he was murdered in December 2018.

How to complain

If you wish to make a complaint about a police officer or member of police staff, you can either use our online complaint form, email us at  [email protected] or call us on 0300 123 2989 between 9am and 5pm on weekdays. Telephone calls may be recorded for joint protection, training and other lawful purposes.

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Historical Investigations

Information about the work of the Police Ombudsman in investigating incidents related to "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland between 1968 and 1998.

Information for Police Officers

Detailed information about the work of the Police Ombudsman's Office for police officers, including information about the complaints process, what happens if a complaint is made against you, and a detailed FAQ section.

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