Policing & Justice

Policing and Justice

Opinion: PSNI ‘seizure’ of UVF memorabilia is convenient politicking 

Today’s announcement of a large scale PSNI operation against individuals that are alleged to be involved in the ‘North Belfast UVF’ comes as the Red Hand Commando made an application to be de-proscribed.  This application will, of course, be a matter primarily for the Northern Ireland Office and the Secretary of State, not the Home […]

NEWS: PSNI officer arrested following Police Ombudsman receiving detailed information

A serving PSNI officer has this morning been arrested as part of an investigation into inappropriate use of social media, including leaking confidential information into live Police investigations.     The Ombudsman has received a number of detailed complaints, at least one of which included the names of officers involved.   It is also understood the […]

NEWS: Lenient sentences for dissident republican anti culture GARC protestors 

   Republican agitators- including terrorist cheerleader Dee Fennell- linked to the dissident republican GARC anti-culture group have received conditional discharges for participating in an unlawful parade.  This stands in stark contrast to suspended sentences, prison terms and community service handed out to those found guilty of exactly the same offence during the Union flag protests.  […]

NEWS: Trial into corrupt PSNI officer- under investigation for setting up a former UDR Soldier- due to begin today

Today sees the start of a serving PSNI officer’s trial at Laganside Crown court. The allegedly corrupt officer is accused of theft and misconduct in public office.  Yvonne Forte is also under investigation by the Police Ombudsman for planting evidence in the home of a former UDR soldier and tampering with evidence. Ms Forte has […]

NEWS: Unionist Voice highlights Sinn Fein’s continuing links to the IRA Army Council

NEWS: Unionist Voice highlights Sinn Fein’s continuing links to the IRA Army Council

Unionist Voice explores the continuing links between Sinn Fein and the still active IRA. Sinn Fein this week held a meeting with the PSNI Chief Constable, in which they claimed to have raised the issue of the activities of loyalist organisations. Many Unionist’s will view this as the height of hypocrisy given Sinn Fein’s inextricable […]