The Office publishes bulletins on a quarterly basis, which provide details of complaints and allegations received by the Police Ombudsman's Office.
The first bulletin of 2019/20 was published on 25th July 2019 and can be viewed below.
The main findings of the report are:
The Office received just over 580 complaints between April and June 2019.
Criminal Investigation remained the most common main complaint factor underlying complaints, accounting for just over 30% of complaints received during the year.
The number of complaints relating to 'Criminal Investigation' decreased more than other complaint factors during the first quarter of 2019/20 when compared with last year.
The number of complaints decreased in 7 of the 11 police districts between April and June 2019 when compared with the same time period last year. District A - Belfast City, had the largest percentage decrease during this time.
The Office received just under 880 allegations during the first three months 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 24th October 2019 and will include statistics up to the 30th September 2019.