2016 Media Releases
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The Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, has found that police were justified in using TASER stun guns during four incidents in Belfast, Portadown and Antrim – including an incident involving a man with a s...
The Police Ombudsman has rejected a complaint that police provided inaccurate information to Social Services which suggested that a man had a history of domestic violence.
A police officer has been disciplined for failing to take adequate steps to identify a number of people who attacked a man in Belfast last year.
An investigation from the Police Ombudsman’s Office has rejected a claim that a police officer advised a woman to borrow money from a loan shark to pay off fines.
Police have re-opened an investigation into a serious assault after the Police Ombudsman found significant failings in the way the case had initially been progressed.
An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found a police officer was justified in holding a man’s head against the window of a police car to prevent him spitting.
Two police officers and a civilian member of police staff have been disciplined after searches of a man in police custody twice failed to find concealed drugs.
A man’s claims that a police officer struck him in the ribs after spraying him in the face with CS Spray during an alleged sectarian incident have been rejected following a Police Ombudsman investigation.
An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found new evidence about an attack on a man, during which he sustained injuries which led to his death.
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