Publications

The latest publications issued by the Police Ombudsman's Office are listed below.

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docx Icon Review under Section 61(4) of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998 (Five Year Legislative Review) (554 kB) 25.11.2020

“This report is a review by Marie Anderson, Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland of the Police Ombudsman’s legislation in accordance with section 61(4) of the Police (NI) Act 1998. This review coincides with the Minister for Justice’s ‘stock take’ exercise for the Department’s arm’s length bodies and this review will be considered by the Minister as part of that stock take”.

pdf Icon 20th Anniversary Booklet (11.3 MB) 06.11.2020

A brief history of the Office's first 20 years.

pdf Icon Data Protection Appropriate Policy Document for Law Enforcement Processing (454 kB) 2020

This Data Protection Policy Document applies to the processing of personal data for law enforcement purposes and also to sensitive processing for those purposes where it is necessary for the purposes of the Ombudsman and her staff to carry out the functions of the Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland (the Office).

docx Icon Witness Policy 2017 (69 kB) 22.01.2018

Equality Screening Document

pdf Icon Investigating the Past (633 kB) 2017

Leaflet outlining the work of the Police Ombudsman's Historical Investigations Directorate.

pdf Icon The Police Complaints System in Northern Ireland (3.7 MB) 2014

A downloadable summary of the history of the Police Ombudsman's Office.

pdf Icon Historical Investigations Case Prioritisation Policy (217 kB) 13.02.2013

The Historical Investigations Case Prioritisation Policy has been developed following consultation with the public and the police, to help achieve a fair and equitable approach in deciding the order in which we carry out our investigations.

pdf Icon Historical Investigations - Case Prioritisation Consultation Report (72 kB) 13.02.2013

A summary of responses received during the consultation process on the prioritisation of historical cases being investigated by the Police Ombudsman's Office.

pdf Icon Response to Recommendations made in the Criminal Justice Inspection Report (37 kB) 08.09.2011

Police Ombudsman Response to Recommendations made in the Criminal Justice Inspection Report

pdf Icon Claudy: Full Report (2.5 MB) 24.08.2010

The full report on the Police Ombudsman's Claudy investigation into how the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) dealt with their suspicions that a Catholic priest was allegedly involved in the bombing of Claudy in County Londonderry on 31 July 1972. Nine people were killed and more than 30 others were injured in the atrocity.

pdf Icon Informal Resolution Leaflet (17.1 MB) 2008

Provides information about the informal resolution process, a quicker way of dealing with less serious complaints.

pdf Icon niPOD (644 kB) 24.04.2008

Newsletter of the Office of the Police Ombudsman

pdf Icon niPOD - Case Study Newssheet (644 kB) 2007

A collection of case studies in news sheet format.

pdf Icon Report 2 2005: Report on the use of baton rounds during 2001 and 2002 (2.4 MB) 2005

A summary of 24 Reports by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland to the Secretary of State, the Northern Ireland Policing Board and the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland on the discharge of baton rounds by Police Officers during 2001 and 2002.

pdf Icon Informal Resolution: a simple and quick way to deal with complaints (17.1 MB) 01.06.2001

Informal Resolution: a simple and quick way to deal with complaints

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