The Office publishes bulletins on a quarterly basis, which provide details of complaints and allegations received by the Police Ombudsman's Office.
The second bulletin of 2019/20 was published on 24th October 2019 and can be viewed below.
The main findings of the report are:
The Office received just over 1,260 complaints between April and September 2019.
Criminal Investigation remained the most common main complaint factor underlying complaints, accounting for just over a quarter of complaints received during this time.
Complaints relating to 'Domestic Incident' had the largest percentage decrease during the first half of 2019/20 when compared with last year.
The number of complaints increased in 7 of the 11 police districts between April and September 2019 when compared with the same time period last year. District J - Causeway Coast & Glens, had the largest percentage increase during this time.
The Office received just under 1,950 allegations during the first half of 2019/20.
Failure in Duty contiues to be the most common allegation type received.
The next bulletin for the year 2019/20 is due to be published on Thursday 23rd January 2020 and will include statistics up to the 31st December 2019.