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 RUC Reform Monday, 6 January, 2003, 11:36 GMT
 Concerns over police reforms
Delays in implementing changes to special branch are still a concern for the man overseeing policing reforms in Northern Ireland.
 Policing changes will take time
BBC NI chief security correspondent Brian Rowan assesses policing reform as the RUC's name is about to change to the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
 RUC faces wholesale reform
The Patten report into the future of policing in Northern Ireland recommended a radical overhaul of the serivce.
 The RUC: Lauded and condemned
Awarded the George Cross but labelled sectarian, the RUC is one of the world's most controversial police forces.
 Flanagan: Hurt at RUC renaming
The Royal Ulster Constabulary Chief Constable, former officers and the Police Federation say the change to the force's title will cause "great hurt".
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