2010 Media Releases News

Office investigates discharge of police firearm

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has appealed for witnesses to an incident which took place yesterday evening (25 November). A disturbance took place in the Obins Street area of Portadown around 8.30pm and the ...

Police failings "provided opportunity" for prisoner to take his life: Police Ombudsman

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The Police Ombudsman has recommended disciplinary action against a number of police officers after an investigation identified failings which provided a prisoner with the opportunity to take his own life whi...

Witness appeal - Dungannon

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has appealed for witnesses to an incident involving the police which took place in Dungannon earlier this month.Officers apprehended an adult male in the Hollow Mills developmen...

Police Ombudsman's Claudy report

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The Police Ombudsman has released the findings of his investigation into how the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) dealt with their suspicions that a Catholic priest was allegedly involved in the bombing of Cl...

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Police Ombudsman investigators in Derry/Londonderry to seek information relating to explosion deaths

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Investigators from the Police Ombudsman's Office will be in Derry/Londonderry on Thursday 22 July to appeal for information about a number of events in the Creggan area in August 1988, including an explosion...

Witness appeal - incident at Bridge Street, Belfast

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The Police Ombudsman's Office has appealed for information about an incident at Bridge Street in Belfast on Sunday 20th June 2010. At around 7.30pm an adult male was arrested on the corner of Bridge Street a...

14% increase in complaints against police officers

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The number of members of the public who have made complaints about the conduct of police officers is at the highest level it has been in the last eight years.This information is contained in the latest Annua...

Police Ombudsman investigates AEP discharges during Belfast riots

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The Police Ombudsman is investigating the discharge of a number of impact rounds by police during disturbances in Belfast overnight.Officers discharged Attenuated Energy Projectile (AEP) rounds and used wate...

Witness appeal - Falls Road, Belfast

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The Police Ombudsman has appealed for witnesses to an incident involving an adult male and a police Land Rover that took place in the early hours of Friday 4 June 2010. The incident occurred at the junction ...

Witness appeal after Broadway disturbance

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An appeal for witnesses has been made after police fired a number of baton rounds in response to rioting in the Broadway roundabout/Donegall Road area of Belfast on Saturday evening (3 July).The use of the A...

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