Simon Walls

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Chief Superintendent Simon Walls said that last year between January 1st and September 30th there were a total of 39 reports relating to dating scams in Northern Ireland when more than £218,000  was taken from people.  Photograph: iStock

A senior PSNI officer has warned people seeking romance over the St Valentine’s Day period to be on the alert after two women were defrauded out of mo(...)

PSNI Chief Superintendent Simon Walls urged the public to be vigilant for online and phone scammers.

Police are investigating the report of fraud in the Craigavon area of Armagh after a woman in her 70s was swindled out of almost £45,000 through softw(...)

There are 11 PSNI stations and 41 Garda stations  operational within a 10 mile-radius of the 300-mile Border which has 275 crossings. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

More than 43 per cent of police stations on either side of the Border have closed since the Belfast Agreement came into force in 1998. An analysis by(...)

The PSNI said many people were unaware just how far one of their social media posts could travel. Photograph: Getty

Burglars in Northern Ireland are having empty houses advertised to them by the growing trend of posting holiday snaps on social media, a police comman(...)

Bomb threats have been made to schools in Ireland, following media reports of similar threats made to schools in England on Monday. File photograph: Getty Images

A series of hoax bomb threats have been made to schools in Ireland, North and South, following media reports of similar threats made to schools in Eng(...)

The scene of destruction after an ATM was ripped from a petrol station near Newry, Co Down. Photograph: Alan Lewis

Gardaí believe they have recovered the lorry used in the attempted murder of a PSNI officer in south Armagh yesterday afternoon. A garda spokesman con(...)

Supt Simon Walls holds up a notice relating to the nominated neighbour scheme at PSNI headquarters in Belfast. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Police are stepping up patrols and deploying specialist detectives to tackle a marked rise in burglaries against older people in Northern Ireland. Th(...)