News - 2015

Board questions Chief Constable on PONI Report

22 December 2015
Policing Board Members today questioned the Chief Constable and Deputy Chief Constable on the Report of the Police Ombud

Board condemns attempted attack in Derry

18 December 2015
Policing Board Chair Anne Connolly has condemned those who put adevice under the car of a police officer in Derry.

Vice Chair has condemned those who fired shots at a police car in West Belfast

27 November 2015
"I'm thankful that the officers in the police car escaped without injury but this was certainly not the intent of those

Policing of Race Hate Crime under review

20 November 2015
The policing of Race Hate Crime will be the subject of a Human Rights Thematic Review to be completed by the Board

Board Members discuss accountability with UN Special Rapporteur

12 November 2015
Policing Board Members today (12th November) met with the UN Special Rapporteur Señor Pablo de Greiff to assist his inve

A few simple steps is all it takes

21 October 2015
A new campaign launched today by the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) and Policing and Community Safety Partner

Committee briefed on PSNI workforce survey

15 October 2015
To hear at first hand concerns highlighted in a recent independent PSNI workforce survey the Policing Board’s Performanc

Security alerts at venues scheduled to host PSNI recruitment seminars

09 October 2015
Speaking about the alerts at a number of venues scheduled to hold PSNI recruitment seminars Board Chair Anne Connolly...

Security alerts at venues scheduled to host PSNI recruitment seminars

09 October 2015
Speaking about the alerts at a number of venues scheduled to hold PSNI recruitment seminars Board Chair Anne Connolly sa

Young Leaders Programme

18 September 2015
Thirteen Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) members from across Northern Ireland are visiting the United S

Policing Board Chair meets business owners

26 August 2015
Policing Board Chair Anne Connolly attended a meeting (26th August) with a number of traders in the East Belfast area.

Board Chair and Vice Chair meet new Consul General

25 August 2015
The new US Consulate General Daniel Lawton today met with Policing Board Chair Anne Connolly and Vice Chair Debbie Watte

Board Chair has welcomed the phase in of the new PSNI Local Policing Teams in Districts

24 August 2015
Board Chair Anne Connolly has welcomed the phase in of the new PSNI Local Policing Teams in Districts. She said:

Board Vice Chair condemns violence following the Anti Internment League parade

10 August 2015
The Vice Chair of the Northern Ireland Policing Board Debbie Watters has condemned the violence following the Anti Inter

Review of the role of PSNI in supporting legacy inquests

30 July 2015
At the Policing Board meeting held today (30 July) Board Members expressed concern about the Justice Minister David Ford

Board Chair condemns Lurgan bomb attack

19 July 2015
Policing Board Chair Anne Connolly has condemned those who planted a device in Lurgan last night saying:

Board Chair condemns violence in North Belfast

14 July 2015
The disorder that erupted in North Belfast last night is totally unacceptable

Board publishes Annual Report 2014-15

09 July 2015
The Northern Ireland Policing Board has published its Annual Report which contains an overview of the work of the Board

Board publishes Custody Visiting Report

08 July 2015
Board publishes Custody Visiting Report

Board elects Chair and Vice Chair

03 July 2015
The Policing Board today re-elected Anne Connolly as the Chair of the Board

New Policing and Community Safety Partnership (PCSP) Members appointed

25 June 2015
The Policing Board has today (25th June) announced the 72 independent members they have appointed to the PCSPs

HMIC follow-up Report on the Inspection of the PSNI Historical Enquiries Team

24 June 2015
Policing Board Members have welcomed the follow-up report published today by Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary

Board publishes update reports on LGB and Transgender human rights recommendations

22 June 2015
Following the publication in 2012 of the Human Rights Thematic Review on the policing with and for people who identify

Policing Board Consults in Craigavon

18 June 2015
The Policing Board held a public meeting yesterday (17 June) in the Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Craigavon focusing on

Consulting with businesses in Causeway Coast and Glens

17 June 2015
The Chair of the Policing Board and the Chief Constable met with representatives of Causeway Chamber of Commerce

Board consults with the business community

11 June 2015
The Policing Board held a meeting with representatives from the business community today to discuss issues around retail

Public perceptions of policing published

28 May 2015
The Policing Board has published the latest survey on the public’s perception of policing in Northern Ireland.

Board concern at increase in sexual offending

22 May 2015
The Board’s Performance Committee have expressed concern at the significant increase in the number of sexual offending

Board consults with Rural Communities

15 May 2015
To give rural communities an opportunity to have their say on policing priorities for the next three years

PSNI Annual Crime Statistics published

12 May 2015
Annual crime figures published today by the PSNI reveal that in the 2014-15 period 105,072 crimes were recorded in NI

Accountability framework for NCA discussed

01 May 2015
The Director General of the NCA, Mr Keith Bristow today held the first formal meeting with Policing Board

Board commences Policing Plan consultation

30 April 2015
As part of the process to develop the Policing Plan, the Policing Board is undertaking an EQIA

Cybercrime: a growing area of policing business

17 April 2015
Members of the Board’s Performance Committee have met with ACC Kerr to discuss how the PSNI are tackling cybercrime

Keeping People Safe’ focus of latest Plan

02 April 2015
The Northern Ireland Policing Board has published the latest Policing Plan which sets out the strategic priorities

Committee briefed on Body Worn Video pilot scheme

23 March 2015
Committee briefed on Body Worn Video pilot scheme

PSNI Disclosure Process for Coronial Inquests

05 March 2015
Board Members have agreed to ask the Justice Minister to commission Her to undertake a review of the Disclosure Process

Keeping Human Rights at the centre of policing

20 February 2015
Board has published its 10th Human Rights Annual Report which examines how well the PSNI have met their duties

Board Committee questions Deputy Chief Constable on disclosure delays

19 February 2015
Board’s Performance Committee met with the Deputy Chief Constable today to discuss disclosure matters

Board supports initiative to tackle drug use amongst young people

20 January 2015
Concerned about drug abuse amongst young people the Policing Board has provided funding to several PCSPs

Board Committee Concerned at Disclosure Delays

15 January 2015
Performance Committee have expressed concerns at PSNI’s continued delays in completing the disclosure process