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 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.

Related Links

Quarterly Statistical Update to 30th June 2019

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


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