Investigation Reports

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Police probationers commended by Police Ombudsman for reporting colleague’s inappropriate behaviour

Incident Date:

Mar 2022

The Police Ombudsman, Mrs Marie Anderson, has commended three probationary police officers for raising concern about the “highly inappropriate” way a colleague had spoken to a vulnerable man.

Police Ombudsman recommends head-mounted cameras for armed officers

Incident Date:

Aug 2021

The Police Ombudsman has recommended that Armed Response Officers should be provided with head-mounted cameras to ensure improved footage of weapons discharges.

Police officer disciplined for inaction following suspected drugs find

Sign on front of Police Ombudsman's building

Incident Date:

Jan 2019

A police officer has been disciplined for failing to take appropriate action after discovering suspected drugs while responding to a call to assist a suicidal woman in Belfast in January 2019.

Officer given final written warning after misleading supervisor and members of public

Police Ombudsman exhibit box.

Incident Date:

Sep 2018

A police officer has received a final written warning after a Police Ombudsman investigation found that he gave inaccurate information to his supervisor and members of the public, and made false records on p...

Officer disciplined over discharge of CS spray

Police Ombudsman investigators at an incident scene

Incident Date:

Aug 2017

A police officer who discharged CS Spray into a group of fighting youths has been disciplined following investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office.

CS spray use justified against juvenile in Magherafelt

Incident Date:

Jul 2017

A Police Ombudsman investigation has concluded that police were justified in using CS Spray against a 17-year-old boy who had thrown items at them and was attempting to use a fire extinguisher to break a win...

Two police drivers disciplined for speeding

Logo on front door of Police Ombudsman's Office

Incident Date:

Oct 2016

Two police drivers have been disciplined after an investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office found that they had driven at excessive speeds without justification in Co. Tyrone in October 2016.

Officers justified in using TASERs against man with razor blade

Police Ombudsman cordon tape

Incident Date:


An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found that police acted appropriately when TASER stun guns were used against a man who had cut himself with a razor blade and was threatening to harm him...

TASER use justified when man held knife to his chest in Ennskillen

Sign on front of Police Ombudsman's building

Incident Date:

Jun 2016

Police were justified in using a TASER stun gun to prevent a man self-harming with a knife in Enniskillen in June 2016, a Police Ombudsman investigation has concluded.

Officer justified in using TASER against man reported to have gun

Incident Date:

Jun 2016

The Police Ombudsman has concluded that police were justified in using a TASER stun gun when a man they believed to have a gun charged towards them during an incident in Antrim town in June 2016.

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