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    A total of 300 RUC officers have been murdered during the Troubles.The IRA has killed 277, the INLA and IPLO 12 and loyalist terrorists eight. Three were murdered by unknown groups. In addition, four officers were killed by the security forces by mistake and over 9,000 injured during the course of their duties.

    Terrorist groups have bombed, shot and beaten RUC officers to death, sometimes killing relatives and other civilians in the process. Levels of stress-related illness have been higher than in any other police force: almost 70 officers have committed suicide, many of them with RUC-issued weapons.

    An alphabetical record of the Deceased.

    A chronological record of the Deceased.

    Below we have also included a full list of RUC Officers and Members of the Ulster Special Constabulary who have lost their lives as a result of acts of violence from 1922 through to 1968.

    Roll of Honour pre 1969.

    Ulster Special Constabulary.

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    The Honour & The Pain

    A Video Presentation Produced June 2000