Solicitors acting for the families of two men murdered in Belfast five years ago have written to the Public Prosecution Service to ask for a meeting with its new director Barra McGrory. The families of murder victims Eddie Burns and Joe Jones want to raise concerns with the new director about the way the men’s cases have been handled to date.
LOCAL cops have failed spectacularly in reducing complaints over officers’ levels of civility in South Belfast.
COPS in South Belfast have smashed their burglary targets but have appealed for homeowners to continue making it difficult for their property to be targeted.
DISSIDENT republican groups staged a noisy protest at a meeting of the West Belfast sub group of the District Policing Partnership (DPP), accusing the PSNI of attempting to recruit informers in the Ballymurphy area. Protestors were present both inside and outside the meeting which was held in Belfast Metropolitan College’s Whiterock campus. The PSNI’s Inspector […]
FIFTY-SEVEN reports of attempted abductions of children were made in the A District policing area of West and North Belfast in the past six months, the West Belfast DPP sub group heard.
VIOLENT crime in West Belfast increased by 23.4 per cent (70 incidents) over the last-measured six-month period, according to new police stats. The figures were revealed during the recent meeting of the West Belfast DPP sub group where PSNI chiefs for the area submitted their six-month report for West Belfast covering the period from April to September 2011.