2005 Media Releases News

Police Ombudsman publishes baton round report

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The use of baton rounds was a justified and proportionate response to the serious violence directed at police officers during 24 riots in 2001 and 2002, according to a new Police Ombudsman report. The report...

Response to CJI report

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The Police Ombudsman, Mrs Nuala O'Loan, has welcomed the findings of an inspection of her Office by the Criminal Justice Inspectorate. The Criminal Justice Inspector, Mr. Kit Chivers, described his report as...

80 complaints against police in Armagh each year: Police Ombudsman

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  An average of around 80 complaints are made against police officers in Armagh city and district each year, the Police Ombudsman has revealed.   Mrs Nuala O'Loan told members of the local D...

Complaints against police in Down District decreasing: Police Ombudsman

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The Police Ombudsman has revealed that the number of complaints about police officers in Down District has decreased over the past three years.Mrs Nuala O'Loan told members of Down District Policing Partners...

Drop In complaints against police

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Thursday, 21 July 2005DROP IN COMPLAINTS AGAINST POLICEMore than 2,800 people in Northern Ireland made complaints about police officers last year - that is a drop of 91 or 3% on the same period in the previo...

Police Ombudsman appeals for information about fatal collision near Ballymoney

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has appealed for information regarding Sunday's fatal road traffic collision at Garryduff Road near Ballymoney.50-year-old Trevor John Barr, from the Drumnamallaght area of Ball...

Reduction In number of "more serious" complaints against police In Dungannon and South Tyrone

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The Police Ombudsman, Mrs Nuala O'Loan, has told members of Dungannon and South Tyrone District Policing Partnership that there has been a reduction in the number of "more serious" complaints being...

Police Ombudsman to look at issues raised by Orange Order

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The Police Ombudsman, Mrs Nuala O'Loan, met representatives of the Loyal Orange Order Ballymacarret District Number 6 this evening (June 20, 2005) to discuss issues relating to the policing of parades. Mrs ...

Fatal colliision: Police Ombudsman appeal

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Police Ombudsman staff investigating circumstances surrounding the death of a 29-year-old man who died after he was hit by a Police Land Rover in west Belfast say they are anxious to trace the occupants of a...

Strabane death: No officer to blame, HSE considering corporate charges against PSNI

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Investigations into the circumstances surrounding the death, on 17 March 2003 of a man who was crushed when gates at Strabane Police Station closed on him has found no evidence to suggest any police officer ...

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