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Officers did not fail to protect child

25.08.15 Officers did not fail to protect child

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found that police did not fail to take action when a car was driven dangerously with an unrestrained child on board.

Poor driving but no causal link to death

18.08.15 Poor driving but no causal link to death

Two police officers have been disciplined after driving at 81mph through a 30mph zone in the village of Claudy in an unmarked police vehicle with no sirens or flashing lights activated, after having been in pursuit of a car.

Wearing of mask was not insensitive

13.08.15 Wearing of mask was not insensitive

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found that a police officer did not act insensitively when he put on a protective mask while searching the house of a person who was continually coughing.

Wearing of mask was not insensitive

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman’s Office has found that a police officer did not act insensitively when he put on a protective mask while searching the house of a person who was continually coughing.

Police arrested and detained 'wrong' man

A police officer and a civilian call handler have been disciplined after a man was arrested and detained over an incident he had nothing to do with.

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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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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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