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 2018/19 was published on 25th October 2018 and can be viewed below.

The main findings of the report are:

  • The Office received almost 1,300 complaints during the first half of 2018/19.

  • Criminal Investigation remains the most common main complaint factor underlying complaints, accounting for almost 30% of complaints received during this time.

  • Complaints relating to 'Other' matters decreased more than other complaint factors during this time.

  • The number of complaints decreased in 4 of the 11 police districts during the first half of 2018/19 when compared to last year. District J and the largest percentage decrease.

  • During the first half of 2018/19, the Office received just over 1,960 allegations. 

  • Failure in Duty remains the most common allegation type and accounted for almost half of all the allegations received.

The next bulletin for the year 2018/19 is due to be published on Thursday 24th January 2019 and will include statistics up to the 31st December 2018.

Related Links

Quarterly Statistical Update to 30th September 2018

Quarterly Statistical Update to 30th September 2018 (Excel tables)


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