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Assault claims rejected by Ombudsman's office

22.05.18 Assault claims rejected by Ombudsman

A man who was found to have two fractured wrists after his arrest and detention in custody has had a complaint against police officers and civilian detention officers (CDOs) rejected by the Police Ombudsman.

Officer disciplined for inappropriately accessing records

17.05.18 Officer disciplined for inappropriately accessing records

A police officer has been disciplined for inappropriately accessing police information, after a Police Ombudsman investigation found that she had allowed a personal friendship to compromise her impartiality.

Police Ombudsman witness appeal

The Police Ombudsman's Office has issued an appeal for information about an incident in North Belfast last week involving police officers and a group of youths.

Senior officers cleared in Police Ombudsman's report

An investigation by the Police Ombudsman, Dr Michael Maguire, has found no evidence the PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton, members of his senior management team and other named senior police officers, were involved in criminality or misconduct.

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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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