In the Media

Report praises policing progress

PUBLISHED June 9, 2005

The commission monitoring changes to policing in Northern Ireland has said the new beginning set out in the Patten report six years ago is well under way.

The report, by Oversight Commissioner Al Hutchinson, reveals that Catholic representation in the police service has doubled since the Patten report.
Since September 2002 no plastic bullets have been fired and sick leave is down.