WATCH NOW – ‘20 years on - Reflections on the New Beginning to Policing’


November 9, 2021 10:15

EU flags at the European Commission Berlaymont building

Watch the discussion ‘20 years on  - Reflections on the New Beginning to Policing’ recorded in the Great Hall, Ulster University Magee on 4 November 2021.

Speakers: Denis Bradley, former Vice Chair NI Policing Board, Peter Smith QC, member of Patten Commission, Judith Gillespie, former ACC of PSNI and member of Garda Policing Authority and Brian Dougherty, community worker and member of first Policing Board, moderated by Leona O’Neill, former journalist and Lecturer in Journalism at UU.

Introduced by Professor Brandon Hamber (the John Hume and Thomas P. O'Neill Chair in Peace at Ulster University) and Mark Durkan (former deputy First Minister, November 2001 to October 2002). Filmed and edited on the evening of 4 November 2021 by Alan Meban @alaninbelfast.

The discussion reflects on the achievement of ‘The New Beginning to Policing’ and reflect on current issues including policing with the community and wider accountability issues.