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Appeal for information following man’s death at Cloughey

26.04.20 Appeal for information following man’s death at Cloughey

The Police Ombudsman’s Office has appealed for witnesses following the death of a 27-year-old man at Cloughey in Co. Down yesterday afternoon (Saturday 25 April).

Coronavirus Update

07.04.20 Coronavirus Update

The Police Ombudsman's Office has said it hopes to keep the the police complaints system operational throughout the current health crisis.

Coronavirus: Office arrangements

The Police Ombudsman’s Office is having to adapt our working arrangements in line with Government guidance relating to the current outbreak of Covid-19.

Office closes to members of the public

The Police Ombudsman’s Office has put in place ‘social distancing’ measures in line with current Government guidance on dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak.

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If you wish to make a complaint about a police officer or member of police staff, please use our online complaint form, email us at  complaints@policeombudsman.org or call us on 0300 123 2989 (telephone calls may be recorded for joint protection, training and other lawful purposes).

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