Northern Ireland

‘Catalogue of innuendo’ in police ombudsman murder report

A police ombudsman (PONI) report highlighting “significant investigative failures” around a sectarian murder 1993 contains a “catalogue of innuendo,” a former senior officer has claimed. Ombudsman Marie Anderson said the security forces response to the UFF/UDA murder of Damien Walsh, 17, in west Belfast was hampered by “collusive behaviours”. Among a number of serious allegations, […] […]

Met (London)

‘Met Police Response to its Institutional Corruption is a Form of Institutional Corruption’

The chair of the Daniel Morgan Independent Panel says the Metropolitan Police’s immediate denial of systemic issues of corruption in the force demonstrates the very problem its report into a 34-year-old unsolved murder highlighted The Metropolitan Police’s response to the Daniel Morgan murder report is an example of the “institutional corruption” at the force that […] […]

Greater Manchester

Ex-police chief denies trying to mislead review after Arena bombing

The chief constable at the time of the Manchester Arena bombing has denied trying to mislead an independent review into the emergency response six months later. The public inquiry into the May 2017 attack has heard of significant multi-agency communication failures as fire crews took more than two hours to arrive and only three paramedics […] […]