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The Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, has said that police decision making which led to the release from custody of a man who had been arrested for assaulting his partner was flawed.
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Investigators from the Police Ombudsman's Office have this morning arrested a police officer.
The Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, has said police need to rethink how they handle missing person investigations.
The Police Ombudsman has praised as “efficient and effective” initial enquiries made by police following an assault which left a man with fractures to his skull, cheek and nose as well as bleeding on the brain.
A Police Ombudsman investigation has found that a police officer made “inappropriate and unprofessional comments” after becoming frustrated with a solicitor during a criminal interview.
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