2014 Media Releases
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...
Full public statement: Murder of officer "preventable"
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.