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Police Ombudsman investigators arrest two police officers

07.12.17 Police Ombudsman investigators arrest two police officers

Two police officers have been arrested this morning by Police Ombudsman investigators.

Warning about dangers of high speed pursuits

30.11.17 Warning about dangers of high speed pursuits

The Police Ombudsman has warned of the potential dangers of police continuing vehicle pursuits when it is clear that drivers are prepared to put themselves and others at risk in their determination to evade capture.

Police officer disciplined over crash investigation

02.11.17 Police officer disciplined over crash investigation

A police officer has been disciplined after a driver escaped punishment for knocking down a pedestrian in Derry/Londonderry in December 2015.

Failures in child sex abuse images case

Three police officers have been disciplined over failings in an investigation into images of child sexual abuse found on a man’s computer.

Police Ombudsman statement

The Police Ombudsman’s Office has begun an investigation into concerns about the way in which the PSNI conducted an investigation into allegations of bribery and misconduct in public office in 2014.

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Historical Investigations

Information about the work of the Police Ombudsman in investigating incidents related to "The Troubles" in Northern Ireland between 1968 and 1998.

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Information for Police Officers

Detailed information about the work of the Police Ombudsman's Office for police officers, including information about the complaints process, what happens if a complaint is made against you, and a detailed FAQ section.

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Children & Young People

Information and videos about what the Police Ombudsman Office does, and what to do if you are a child or a young person and are not happy about the way you’ve been treated by police.

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