2013 Media Releases News

Appeal for information about Odyssey incident

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The Police Ombudsman’s Office has appealed for information about an incident which happened outside the Odyssey Arena, Belfast, in the early hours of Sunday 20 October past.

Witness appeal following Crumlin Road incidents

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The Police Ombudsman’s Office has appealed for information about a number of incidents which occurred close to the Loyalist protest site at Twaddell Avenue in north Belfast.

Police Ombudsman's Office investigates discharge of police firearm in south Belfast

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The Police Ombudsman’s Office has begun an investigation after a shot was discharged by a police officer in the Donegall Road area of south Belfast this evening (Wed 6 Nov).

Response to Northern Ireland Retired Police Officers’ Association statement

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"The overarching objective of the police is to preserve life and protect property – this principle is well established."

Witnesses sought to Dublin Road incident

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The Police Ombudsman’s Office has appealed for information about an incident involving police officers and a number of people close to the Movie House Cinema on Belfast’s Dublin Road last Friday evening (11 ...

GCSE Learning For Life And Work: Study Film

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A short film which explains the role of the Police Ombudsman's Office, produced as a resource for pupils taking the GCSE Learning for Life and Work module, but also of general interest.

Police Ombudsman’s Office “working to serve all”

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A new report from the Police Ombudsman’s Office outlines initiatives taken during 2012/13 to help improve access to its services by everyone in Northern Ireland – including minority groups and those with dis...

Police should have warned about bomb

The aftermath of a 1988 IRA bomb attack in the Creggan Estate, Derry/Londonderry

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The police had information there was an IRA booby trap bomb in a property in the Creggan Estate in Derry/Londonderry but did nothing to warn those living there of the possible danger.

PDF LogoPublic Statement: The bombing of Kildrum Gardens (67pp)

MP4 LogoVideo: Police should have warned about bomb at Kildrum Gardens

“Decisive” police action averts major incident in Carrickfergus

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An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found that police may have helped to avert a potentially serious incident in Carrickfergus in July 2011 when rioters were prevented from a suspected atte...

Police Ombudsman's Office deals with 3,200 complaints during 2012-13

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The Police Ombudsman's Office received more than 3200 complaints about the conduct of police officers between April 2012 and March 2013.

PDF LogoPDF: Annual Report 2012-2013.

MP4 LogoVIDEO: Police Ombudsman deals with 3,200 complaints during 2012-13.

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