Investigation Reports

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Taser use justified after man reports being robbed and threatens to stab robber and police

Incident Date:

12.04.2015

A Police Ombudsman investigation has concluded that an officer was justified in using Taser against a man who called 999 to report that he had been robbed, and who warned that he was going to kill the robber...

Police right to use Taser after man cuts wrists with a broken bottle

Incident Date:

21.03.2015

A Police Ombudsman investigation has found that police were justified in using Taser after a man began to cut his wrists with a broken bottle.

Officers right to use TASER after violent suspect appeared to reach for weapon

Incident Date:

Mar 2015

Police were right to use a TASER stun gun against a man they believed was reaching for a weapon, an investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has concluded.

TASER use was justified, but police introduce new procedures after loss of evidence

Incident Date:

Feb 2015

The PSNI has implemented a number of Police Ombudsman recommendations after a knife went missing following an incident in north Down during which TASER stun guns were used.

Officers could not have predicted man would kill

Incident Date:

29.01.2015

A Police Ombudsman investigation has found that police officers who did not arrest a man who repeatedly tried to enter a flat in south Belfast, could not have predicted that he would kill his friend less tha...

Use of Tasers and AEPs justified against man with machetes

Incident Date:

17.01.2015

A Police Ombudsman investigation has concluded that police were justified in using AEP baton rounds and Tasers against a man armed with machete-type swords during an incident in Antrim last year.

TASER use “removed stabbing threat”: Police Ombudsman

Incident Date:

01.01.2015

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found that police were right to use a TASER stun gun against a man following a stabbing incident in Lisburn on New Year’s Day 2015.

Police use of CS spray against juvenile was justified: Police Ombudsman

Incident Date:

26.12.2014

The Police Ombudsman has concluded that police were justified in using CS Spray against a 17-year-old in Ballymena on Boxing Day 2014.

Officer justified in using CS Spray against juvenile during Magherafelt incident

Incident Date:

Nov 2014

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found that a police officer was justified in using CS Spray against a 17-year-old boy he believed to be armed with a knife.

Taser use justified during knife incident at Mater Hospital: Police Ombudsman

Incident Date:

03.10.2014

The Police Ombudsman has found that police were justified in using Taser against a woman who threatened to cut her own throat during an incident at Belfast’s Mater Hospital in October 2014.

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