Quarterly Reports

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.

Related Links

Quarterly Statistical Update to 30th September 2019

Quarterly Statistical Update to 30th September 2019 (Excel tables)


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