Policing played a central role in the long sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland. A key objective of the peace process was a fundamental transformation of the relationship of the police to society, with the aim of achieving ‘a police service capable of attracting and sustaining support from the community as a whole’. As a result, Northern Ireland’s police reform is often held up as a model for other societies emerging from conflict.
|Type||An online paper on the 20-year trajectory of police reform in Northern Ireland|
|Media of output||online publication|
|Publication status||Published - 28 Oct 2019|
- police reform
- Police Service of Northern Ireland
- Royal Ulster Constabulary