2003 Media Releases News

Appeal for witnesses to alleged road incident

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The Police Ombudsman's office has appealed for witnesses to an incident involving two cars on the Killinchy Road, between Comber and Killinchy, in June this year. The incident is alleged to have happened ...

European conference on police accountability

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Over 300 delegates, including senior police officers from the United States, Australia, Africa and Canada are due to arrive in Belfast on Wednesday for a three days conference on police accountability – the ...

Chief Constable asks Police Ombudsman to investigate forensics claims

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The Police Ombudsman is to investigate allegations that police officers asked officials of the Forensic Science Agency to cover up mistakes made during police investigations. The Chief Constable of the PSNI,...

'First in police complaints training'

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In what is believed to be the first project of its kind in the United Kingdom, the Police Ombudsman's Office for Northern Ireland and the University of Portsmouth have joined forces to develop a training cou...

Police Ombudsman addresses Canadian conference

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The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Mrs Nuala O'Loan, has told an international conference in Canada that from November 6, Northern Ireland will have Europe's first completely independent system for t...

Police Ombudsman appeal: assault in Portadown hot food bar.

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has issued an appeal for anyone who witnessed an early morning disturbance in Portadown in February of this year to contact them.The Office is investigating a complaint, which h...

Police Ombudsman welcomes development.

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The Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland is to be among a number of public bodies which will now have part of its investigative work covered by the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act.The A...

Baton Round discharges

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A major investigation by the Police Ombudsman's office has concluded that police were fully justified in discharging 60 plastic baton rounds and 10 live rounds during serious disorder in east Belfast in June...

International police chiefs set for Belfast

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The Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir John Stevens is due to join several Chief Constables from forces across Great Britain and polices chiefs from around the world for a special conference in Belfast in ...

Police Ombudsman appeals for information about Holywood incident

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The Police Ombudsman has appealed for information about an alleged altercation between police officers and a number of young people in Holywood town centre at around midnight on Saturday August 2. The incid...

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