Quarterly Reports

The Office publishes bulletins on a quarterly basis, which provide details of complaints and allegations received by the Police Ombudsman's Office.

The first bulletin of 2017/18 was published in July 2017 and can be viewed below.

The main findings of the report are:

  • The Office received over 600 complaints during the first quarter of 2017/18.

  • Almost all complaint factors decreased in number during this time when compared to the same time period last year. Criminal Investigation remains the most common main complaint factor underlying complaints.

  • The number of complaints decreased in 10 out of the 11 police districts during the first quarter of 2017 when compared to last year.

  • The Office received just over 1,050 allegations between April and June 2017.

  • Almost all allegation types decreased in number during this time when compared to the same time period last year. Failure in Duty remains the most common allegation type and accounted for almost half of all allegations received.

The second bulletin for the year 2017/18 is due to be published on Thursday 26th October 2017 and will include statistics up to the 30th September 2017.

Related Links

Quarterly Statistical Update to 30th June 2017

Quarterly Statistical Update to 30th June 2017 (Excel tables)

 

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