Desmond Rea

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Chris Patten: his report said the RUC should not be disbanded but should be renamed. It proposed a new badge, and that the British union flag should no longer be flown over police buildings

If the Patten Commission was able to reform policing in a bitterly divided society in Northern Ireland – as it did – then there is no reason why simil(...)

Desmond Rea and Sir Hugh Orde at the launch in Dublin of their book Bear in Mind these Dead.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sir Hugh Orde, the former chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI), has said he believes border controls between north and sou(...)

PSNI chief constable Matt Baggott and his senior officers are questioned about the issues of the day

Maurice Hayes, one of the men responsible for the creation of the North’s policing bo(...)

Desmond Rea: John Larkin “has faced up to the issue and I commend him fully for that”

The North’s attorney general has received qualified support for his call for an end to prosecutions arising from the Troubles. John Larkin QC was roun(...)