2005 Media Releases News

Cs Spray use at Lurgan was justified

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has said a police officer was justified when he used his CS Spray on a woman during unrest in Lurgan on Thursday October 7 2004.The Police Ombudsman's Office was asked by the PS...

Police officer was right to use CS spray.

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has said a police officer was right to use his CS spray in Londonderry/Derry when he came across a gang of eight people attacking a man who lay on the ground with blood flowing ...

Fatal collision: Police Ombudsman's Office investigating

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A 29-year-old man has died after he was hit by a Police Land Rover early this morning on the Upper Springfield Road in west Belfast. The accident happened shortly after one o'clock on the Springfield Road ...

Police Ombudsman At Ballymoney Dpp

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Since opening in November 2000, the Police Ombudsman's office has received 62 complaints against police officers in Ballymoney, members of the local District Policing Partnership were told last night (Wednes...

Carlingford Lough death: Police Ombudsman appeal

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has appealed for information about an incident in the early hours of last Sunday morning, May 15, after which a man drowned in Carlingford Lough.The man who died had been swimmi...

Moyard shooting: Police Ombudsman appeal

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has appealed for anyone with information about an incident in west Belfast on Sunday morning (10 April 2005), during which a police officer fired a shot at a vehicle, to contact...

Officer had no option but to fire shots: Police Ombudsman

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A Police Ombudsman report has concluded that a police officer had no option but to discharge warning shots to protect a man being beaten by a mob near Carrickfergus castle almost two years ago. The officer d...

NI Affairs Committee asks Government to consider extending Police Ombudsman powers

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The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has recommended that the Government should look at the issue of extending the powers of the Police Ombudsman's Office to allow it to deal with complaints from police of...

Police failed to properly investigate murder, but did not attempt to instigate Republican feud

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The Police Ombudsman concluded that the RUC failed to properly investigate the death of Eoin David Morley, who was murdered by the IRA on Easter Sunday, April 15 1990. However, Mrs Nuala O'Loan found that th...

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Police Ombudsman to oversee destruction of DNA samples In Co. Tyrone murder case

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The Police Ombudsman's Office is to offer its support to the police in their bid to identify the person who murdered a Co. Tyrone pensioner and brutally assaulted his sister.The Police Ombudsman, Mrs Nuala O...

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