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Officer dismissed after "predatory behaviour"


A police officer has been dismissed after a Police Ombudsman investigation found that he had sex with a vulnerable woman at an industrial estate in Antrim while on duty in 2016.

Civilian Detention Officer dismissed


A PSNI Civilian Detention Officer has been dismissed from the police after receiving a suspended prison sentence for assaulting a detainee in the custody suite at Musgrave Police Station in Belfast.

No evidence that police officers stole £2,000 from motorist

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found no evidence to support a complaint that police officers stole £2,000 while searching a car near Newry last August.

Consultation: Free Period Products

The Police Ombudsman's Office is preparing to make period products available free of charge at our premises. You can complete a short online survey to take part in the consultation. 

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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