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Officer disciplined for inappropriately accessing records

17.05.18 Officer disciplined for inappropriately accessing records

A police officer has been disciplined for inappropriately accessing police information, after a Police Ombudsman investigation found that she had allowed a personal friendship to compromise her impartiality.

Officers were justified in drawing guns on driver

15.05.18 Officers were justified in drawing guns on driver

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found that police officers were justified in aiming their guns at a driver after a pursuit in north Down.

Senior officers cleared in Police Ombudsman's report

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, has found no evidence the PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton, members of his senior management team and other named senior police officers, were involved in criminality or misconduct.

“Police in pursuit of stolen car”: Police Ombudsman

The Police Ombudsman’s Office has issued the following statement about the incident in north Belfast yesterday when a woman died after she was struck by a stolen car on the Ballysillan Road.

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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.

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