The Police Ombudsman’s Office has appealed for witnesses to an incident involving two police officers and a member of the public at Belfast’s Mater Hospital on Tuesday 26 March this year.
The Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, underlined the importance of independence to the work and ethos of his office during a speech at the Imagine Belfast Festival of Ideas and Politics last night (28 March).
He also warned that it is a fragile thing - hard won and easily lost. Click the headline for the full text of his address.
The Police Ombudsman’s Office has commenced an investigation into the police response to initial reports about an incident at the Greenvale Hotel, Cookstown, on St Patrick’s Night (Sunday 17 March 2019), where three young people tragically lost their lives.