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Police were justified in using Taser against a man who had barricaded himself in a room and was threatening to kill himself, an investigation by the Police Ombudsman has concluded.
A man who had been self-harming and had a knife held to his chest, has said he might not still be alive if police had not used Taser against him.
Senior police officers within the RUC command structure were aware of a specific threat to one of their officers but failed to warn him about it and did not pass this information to the detectives who inves...
PDF: Full public statement
The Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, has found no evidence of police involvement in the UFF gun attack on Gerry Adams and four other men in Belfast city centre on 14 March 1984.
PDF: Full Public Statement
The PSNI is to warn UK police forces about possible problems with the design of a cell fitted to specially adapted police vans, following a Police Ombudsman investigation into the death of a 21-year-old man ...
VIDEO: UK police to be warned about problems with van cells
Five police officers have been disciplined following a Police Ombudsman investigation which found that police failed to properly investigate a fire at the Sean Dolan GAA clubhouse in Derry/Londonderry in Dec...
VIDEO: CCTV footage as fire takes grip
The Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, has served notice on the PSNI that he is to take legal action for its refusal to provide his investigators with information.
The Police Ombudsman’s Office has released the name of the man who died in a cell in Lisburn Police Station in the early hours of this morning (30 May 2014). He was David McGowan, aged 28, from Lisburn.
Two police officers who failed to deal properly with an allegation of harassment have been disciplined by the PSNI.
The Police Ombudsman's Office has appealed for witnesses to an incident at Abercorn Square in Strabane in the early hours of 11 May.