Publications

The latest publications issued by the Police Ombudsman's Office are listed below.

To find other publications, please select by category from the menu to the left.

 

Icon Customer Complaints Policy (107 kB) 2016

This policy explains how to make a complaint about the Office or its work.

Icon Grave or Exceptional Policy (22 kB) 18.05.2015

Policy in relation to the interpretation of ‘the gravity of the matter or the exceptional circumstances’ as contained in the RUC (Complaints etc) Regulations 2001

Icon The Police Complaints System in Northern Ireland (3.7 MB) 2014

A downloadable summary of the history of the Police Ombudsman's Office.

Icon Historical Investigations Case Prioritisation Policy (217 kB) 13.02.2013

The Historical Investigations Case Prioritisation Policy has been developed following consultation with the public and the police, to help achieve a fair and equitable approach in deciding the order in which we carry out our investigations.

Icon Historical Investigations - Case Prioritisation Consultation Report (72 kB) 13.02.2013

A summary of responses received during the consultation process on the prioritisation of historical cases being investigated by the Police Ombudsman's Office.

Icon Investigating the Past (776 kB) 2012

Outlines the work of the Police Ombudsman's Office in investigating issues arising from the conflict in Northern Ireland between 1968 and 1998, commonly known as "The Troubles".

Icon Response to Recommendations made in the Criminal Justice Inspection Report (37 kB) 08.09.2011

Police Ombudsman Response to Recommendations made in the Criminal Justice Inspection Report

Icon Claudy: Full Report (2.5 MB) 24.08.2010

The full report on the Police Ombudsman's Claudy investigation into how the Royal Ulster Constabulary (RUC) dealt with their suspicions that a Catholic priest was allegedly involved in the bombing of Claudy in County Londonderry on 31 July 1972. Nine people were killed and more than 30 others were injured in the atrocity.

Icon Informal Resolution Leaflet (17.1 MB) 2008

Provides information about the informal resolution process, a quicker way of dealing with less serious complaints.

Icon niPOD (644 kB) 24.04.2008

Newsletter of the Office of the Police Ombudsman

Icon niPOD - Case Study Newssheet (644 kB) 2007

A collection of case studies in news sheet format.

Icon Report 2 2005: Report on the use of baton rounds during 2001 and 2002 (2.4 MB) 2005

A summary of 24 Reports by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland to the Secretary of State, the Northern Ireland Policing Board and the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland on the discharge of baton rounds by Police Officers during 2001 and 2002.

Icon Informal Resolution: a simple and quick way to deal with complaints (17.1 MB) 01.06.2001

Informal Resolution: a simple and quick way to deal with complaints

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