April 07, 2023 | Police/Staff Misconduct and Complaints
I would like details of official complaints in the following categories, made against serving police officers in the force under your remit in 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22 and 2022/23 so far:
• Sexual harassment
• Sexual assault
• Child sex offences
• Other sexual misconduct
Specifically, for each category, I would like you to disclose:
Please clarify do by ‘official complaints made against serving officers’ you mean complaints made to Police Ombudsman Northern Ireland, directly to PSNI or both.
RUC / PSNI only. I have just made the same request to PONI for those made to it directly
How many accusations were made against serving police officers?
How many allegations were upheld?
How many of these upheld charges resulted in formal disciplinary action, and what actions they were?
I'm also requesting that you break this down by a) the sex of the accused, b) the seniority of the accused.
Confirm whether the complaint was made by;
a) a member of the public
b) a police officer / member of police staff