Property developer Barry Gilligan is set to take over as the new chairman of the North's Policing Board.
Wed, 06 May, 2009
The chairman of the North’s Policing Board confirmed tonight that he is to step down from the role.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2009
The man who organised George Best’s funeral was today appointed as the new chief executive of the Northern Ireland Policing Board.
Thu, 18 Dec, 2008
A £24.5m (€29m) gap in the budget of the Police Service of Northern Ireland is to be plugged, it was announced today.
Tue, 02 Dec, 2008
The North's Chief Constable Hugh Orde today led tributes to four policemen killed a horrific early morning road accident.
Sun, 23 Nov, 2008
Police in the North will not be issued with controversial Taser stun guns in the immediate future, it was announced today.
Tue, 25 Sep, 2007
Public confidence in the North’s police service has risen to an all-time high, a new survey revealed today.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2007
Sinn Féin representatives will today quiz the North's police commanders in public for the first time.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2007
The chairman and deputy chairman of the North's outgoing Policing Board have been re-elected to the positions on the incoming body.
Thu, 31 May, 2007
A former Sinn Féin mayor of Derry is to join the party’s first three Assembly representatives on the Northern Ireland Policing Board.
Tue, 22 May, 2007
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said today that he will urge his party to join the North's Policing Board at a meeting on May 12, following the restoration of the Northern Executive.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2007
Hugh Orde will stay on as Northern Chief Constable for up to three more years, it emerged last night.
Thu, 29 Mar, 2007
Sinn Féin joining the Policing Board which holds the Police Service of Northern Ireland to account will be the last piece in the jigsaw of policing reform, the board chairman said today.
Thu, 22 Mar, 2007
The SDLP is coming under intense criticism over its claim that it influenced the appointment of the PSNI chief constable.
Thu, 08 Feb, 2007
Northern Secretary Peter Hain led tributes to Progressive Unionists leader David Ervine, who died in hospital today.
Mon, 08 Jan, 2007
AN Irish diplomat has been forced to flee the North because of death threats from anti-Catholic extremists, the Government said yesterday.
Thu, 21 Sep, 2006
UK police recruitment policies are to be revised in a bid to strengthen failed Northern Ireland applicants chances of joining another force, it was claimed today.
Tue, 30 May, 2006
Sinn Féin and the SDLP have both criticised the re-election of Prof Desmond Rea as chairman of the North's Policing Board.
Fri, 07 Apr, 2006
The Northern Ireland Policing Board today extended the consultation period over the introduction of 50,000-volt Taser guns following pressure from human rights campaigners.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2006
Up to 60 people have been shortlisted for independent positions on the North’s reformed Policing Board, it emerged today.
Sun, 19 Feb, 2006
The introduction of Police Community Support Officers in Northern Ireland moved a step closer tonight.
Thu, 02 Feb, 2006
The rift between members of Northern Ireland’s Policing Board and a Government minister remained open tonight as they continued to challenge his assessment of the IRA’s involvement in criminality.
Thu, 19 Jan, 2006
Northern Ireland Security Minister Shaun Woodward tonight stood by his controversial assessment that the IRA was distancing itself from organised crime.
Wed, 18 Jan, 2006
The IRA must surrender every property, piece of land or business it has acquired over five decades if Sinn Féin is to have a future policing or justice minister in Northern Ireland, a unionist claimed tonight.
The search is on for a new Assistant Chief Constable for the Police Service of Northern Ireland, it was announced today.
Thu, 10 Nov, 2005
The British government today insisted all community justice schemes in Northern Ireland it approves will have to involve the police.
Wed, 02 Nov, 2005
Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Hain will be asked today to allay Policing Board concerns in the North about British government plans to fund controversial community restorative justice schemes.
Tue, 01 Nov, 2005
The Northern Ireland Policing Board tonight expressed fears that Peter Hain is involved in behind the scenes talks which could lead a two tier system of policing.
Thu, 20 Oct, 2005
Policing Board vice chairman Denis Bradley could have been killed by a thug who bludgeoned him with a baseball bat, police claimed tonight.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2005
Police believe dissident republicans were responsible for an attack on the vice-chairman of the Northern Ireland Policing Board as he watched a football match in a Derry bar.
There was fresh trouble in Belfast tonight as police pledged to get tough with loyalist demonstrators who have caused major disruption for days.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2005
Ex-terrorists with clear records must never become future police officers in the North, the British government was warned today.
Wed, 14 Sep, 2005
Northern Ireland needs to guard against becoming a gangster state, Ulster Unionist leader Sir Reg Empey warned tonight.
Fri, 02 Sep, 2005
A state-of-the-art police training college for Northern Ireland was given the green light by planning chiefs today.
Tue, 19 Jul, 2005
An independent member who is quitting the North's Policing Board today warned it could become more polarised than ever.
Tue, 17 May, 2005
A man is to be charged with murdering the 29 people who died in the Omagh bomb atrocity, it emerged tonight.
Wed, 04 May, 2005
Northern Ireland’s Policing Board tonight agreed in principle to the use of a new less lethal plastic bullet by the police.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2005
Police in the North have outperformed all UK police forces in their efforts to comply with human rights demands, a new report claimed today.
Mon, 07 Mar, 2005
Thugs who prey on the disabled are to be targeted as part of a developing offensive on hate crime revealed today by Northern Ireland policing chiefs.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2005
A racial row is set to be reignited inside the Northern Ireland Policing Board, it emerged tonight.
Mon, 28 Feb, 2005
THE chairman of Northern Ireland’s Policing Board yesterday resigned from the board of a Dublin-owned property company to distance himself from the garda probe into alleged IRA money laundering.
Wed, 23 Feb, 2005
Hugh Orde will quit as Northern Ireland Chief Constable if his assessment of the IRA’s £26.5m (€38m) Belfast bank robbery is wrong, it was revealed tonight.
Thu, 20 Jan, 2005
Northern Ireland’s Chief Constable Hugh Orde will today comment for the first time on claims that the IRA were behind the record £22m (€31.3m) bank robbery in Belfast before Christmas.
Fri, 07 Jan, 2005
Chief Constable Hugh Orde was urged tonight to say who he thinks was behind the £22m (€31m) Northern Bank raid in Belfast.
Wed, 05 Jan, 2005
Efforts to revive devolution in Northern Ireland must be picked up ahead of elections, ministers in London and Dublin were told today.
CHIEF Constable Hugh Orde will face fierce pressure to declare any IRA involvement in the £22 million Northern Bank raid when he is questioned about the heist for the first time, he was warned yesterday.
The IRA today denied any involvement in the £22m (€31.4m) Northern Bank raid.
Thu, 23 Dec, 2004
Northern Ireland's police service is facing a £30m (€43m) budget cut within the next two years, it emerged today.
Wed, 01 Dec, 2004
The transformation of policing in Northern Ireland in recent years has been “remarkable”, according to a report published today.
Tue, 21 Sep, 2004
The chairman of Northern Ireland’s Policing Board today defended the PSNI from criticism of their handling of controversial Protestant marches this summer.
Thu, 15 Jul, 2004
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