2015 Media Releases News

Death of Mr. Kevin McDaid: No evidence officers failed to act as he was attacked

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The Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, has found no evidence to support concerns that police did not intervene to stop a sectarian attack in Coleraine in which a number of people were injured, one of who...

Driver recommended for prosecution because police officer forgot fixed penalty notices

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A motorist who drove the wrong way down a one-way street was recommended for prosecution because a police officer had forgotten his fixed penalty notices, an investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office ha...

AEP use justified against juvenile with knife

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The Police Ombudsman has concluded that a police officer was justified in firing a baton round at a 17-year-old armed with a knife during an incident in west Belfast on 9 March 2014.

PPS announcement: Information provided by Police Ombudsman’s Office

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The Police Ombudsman’s Office recently provided an interim file to the Director of Public Prosecutions containing information gathered in one of its ongoing and complex investigations.

Officer disciplined after collapse of prosecution

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Poor record keeping by a police officer led to the collapse of a prosecution case against a motorist suspected of driving while disqualified, an investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has concluded.

Police not negligent in leaving 14 year-old alone in house after arrest of her father

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Two police officers who were accused of failing to care for a 14 year-old girl after they arrested her father have been cleared following an investigation by the Police Ombudsman's Office.

Appeal for witnesses to fatal collision

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The Police Ombudsman has appealed for witnesses to a fatal collision which happened at around 5.00am on Monday 21st September near Junction 10 of the M1.

Officer failed to arrange medical assistance for man who "is lucky to be alive"

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The Police Ombudsman has concluded that a police officer failed to summon medical assistance for a man who had been attacked outside a nightclub, and who said he was later told by medical staff that he was "...

Police use of CS spray against juvenile was justified: Police Ombudsman

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The Police Ombudsman has concluded that police were justified in using CS Spray against a 17-year-old in Ballymena on Boxing Day 2014.

Police officer disciplined over failure to provide prosecutors with CCTV footage

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A police officer has been disciplined for failing to provide the Public Prosecution Service with CCTV evidence following a street disturbance in Omagh in December 2012.

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