2016 Media Releases
A Police Ombudsman investigation has rejected claims a disabled man was not any given food or drink and denied assistance while in police custody in Co. Fermanagh in August.
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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