Ex-RUC officers in 'sensitive' policing jobs
Vincent Kearney | 17 January 2012
More than three quarters of civilian staff employed by the PSNI on temporary contracts are former RUC officers who retired under the Patten redundancy scheme. Nearly half of them are employed in the most sensitive areas of policing, including intelligence, the BBC can reveal. The rehiring of retired RUC officers is a contentious issue for the PSNI.