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Dublin businesses said images of gardaí enforcing Covid laws 'damaged' public's sense of safety
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Dublin businesses said images of gardaí enforcing Covid laws 'damaged' public's sense of safety

Jul 21st 2021, 5:55 PM 30,259 Views 29 Comments

Businesses expressed frustration in a report examining policing during the pandemic.

Justice Minister says 999 calls being cancelled 'should not have happened'
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Justice Minister says 999 calls being cancelled 'should not have happened'

Jun 25th 2021, 8:56 AM 11,540 Views 31 Comments

The Garda Commissioner yesterday issued an apology to the victims who had their 999 calls cancelled.

Harris to brief Policing Authority on Garda dispatch system cancelling of domestic violence response
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Harris to brief Policing Authority on Garda dispatch system cancelling of domestic violence response

Jun 24th 2021, 9:45 AM 17,888 Views 26 Comments

The garda report examined 3,000 calls and found hundreds of calls were cancelled incorrectly.

Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest
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Drew Harris says Mother and Baby Home crimes 'difficult to prosecute' despite reports of rape and incest

Updated Apr 29th 2021, 5:55 PM 17,535 Views 0 Comments

An Garda Síochána has found “insufficient evidence” in the Commission’s report to start any criminal investigations.

Garda Commissioner says some people's 'antics' were deserving of Covid fines over Christmas
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Garda Commissioner says some people's 'antics' were deserving of Covid fines over Christmas

Feb 25th 2021, 5:58 PM 23,847 Views 48 Comments

Drew Harris was speaking at the Policing Authority meeting today.

53% of people who received fines for breaches of Covid regulations were aged 18-25
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53% of people who received fines for breaches of Covid regulations were aged 18-25

Feb 23rd 2021, 4:24 PM 31,943 Views 57 Comments

Around 85% of 5,784 fines were issued to people for leaving their homes without a reasonable excuse.

Lack of training and guidance key weaknesses of Adult Cautioning Scheme according to report
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Lack of training and guidance key weaknesses of Adult Cautioning Scheme according to report

Feb 4th 2021, 5:55 PM 16,926 Views 19 Comments

The report says that only one Garda can recall receiving specialized training for the adult caution scheme.

Garda probe into missing DNA samples finds 489 outstanding cases
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Garda probe into missing DNA samples finds 489 outstanding cases

Nov 25th 2020, 8:26 PM 25,942 Views 9 Comments

Drew Harris said there is a “small risk” that some of these individuals have engaged in other crimes.

ICCL calls on Gardaí to stop using 'humiliating' anti-spit hoods after NI Policing Board report
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ICCL calls on Gardaí to stop using 'humiliating' anti-spit hoods after NI Policing Board report

Nov 12th 2020, 2:25 PM 26,051 Views 46 Comments

Since the start of the pandemic, anti-spit hoods have been used 118 times by Gardaí.

This map shows a breakdown of where Gardaí have used Covid-19 powers
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This map shows a breakdown of where Gardaí have used Covid-19 powers

Nov 11th 2020, 2:25 PM 49,346 Views 14 Comments

The Policing Authority has said Garda powers to enforce Covid restrictions should be as limited as possible, and used sparingly.

'Not a universal problem solver': Policing Authority cautions against more Covid-19 powers for gardaí
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'Not a universal problem solver': Policing Authority cautions against more Covid-19 powers for gardaí

Oct 15th 2020, 1:21 PM 16,272 Views 24 Comments

The Policing Authority’s monthly report on garda powers was published today.

Oversight body commends gardaí for work during Covid crisis but says it'll be 'challenging' to meet targets
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Oversight body commends gardaí for work during Covid crisis but says it'll be 'challenging' to meet targets

Aug 6th 2020, 9:13 AM 18,471 Views 29 Comments

The Policing Authority today published its half-year report.

'New level of respect and acceptance' experienced by gardaí during Covid-19 restrictions
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'New level of respect and acceptance' experienced by gardaí during Covid-19 restrictions

Jun 5th 2020, 4:34 PM 20,566 Views 27 Comments

The Policing Authority published its fourth report into the use of new garda powers since 8 April.

Gardaí self-reflection on failings wouldn't have happened five years ago, Policing Authority chair says
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Gardaí self-reflection on failings wouldn't have happened five years ago, Policing Authority chair says

Dec 20th 2019, 12:05 AM 12,876 Views 22 Comments

Josephine Feehily said yesterday that An Garda Síochána has evolved as an organisation since 2014.

'Inherently worrying': Review of homicide cases finds flaws in 28 investigations
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'Inherently worrying': Review of homicide cases finds flaws in 28 investigations

Dec 19th 2019, 1:34 PM 8,776 Views 7 Comments

The Policing Authority said today it wants a number of recommendations acted upon by gardáí to “ensure public confidence”.

Review of adult caution scheme after juvenile prosecution scandal
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Review of adult caution scheme after juvenile prosecution scandal

Oct 18th 2019, 12:48 PM 15,620 Views 18 Comments

A review of the juvenile diversion programme found thousands of reported crimes were not prosecuted.

Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner
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Gardaí hiring for 'extremely challenging' role of Deputy Commissioner

Aug 23rd 2019, 12:06 PM 18,094 Views 21 Comments

The government has asked the Policing Authority to nominate a person for appointment to the position.

'Significant concerns' as only half of Garda reform targets have been met - Policing Authority
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'Significant concerns' as only half of Garda reform targets have been met - Policing Authority

Apr 25th 2019, 9:04 AM 11,806 Views 26 Comments

There had been an increase in assaults, robberies, and very little progress in tackling hate crime, the report said.

'Over-promising and under delivering': Policing Authority critical of garda approach to implementing change
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'Over-promising and under delivering': Policing Authority critical of garda approach to implementing change

Apr 11th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,732 Views 8 Comments

The Policing Authority said that some gardaí have expressed “cynicism and scepticism” to proposed changes.

Garda reform: Policing Authority and Garda Síochána Inspectorate to be replaced
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Garda reform: Policing Authority and Garda Síochána Inspectorate to be replaced

Dec 18th 2018, 3:24 PM 12,606 Views 27 Comments

Work has been underway over the past three months to implement the recommendations.

'Significant concern' over lack of breath testing at scenes of fatal crashes
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'Significant concern' over lack of breath testing at scenes of fatal crashes

Aug 8th 2018, 2:46 PM 11,456 Views 20 Comments

The authority has outlined a series of concerns about how the force operates.

Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns
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Policing Authority denies it 'told tales' on garda civilian staff who raised concerns

Mar 21st 2018, 1:51 PM 11,514 Views 8 Comments

The analysts said they were pressured to sign off on inaccurate data.

Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated
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Justice Minister is 'extremely concerned' at reports that homicides weren't properly investigated

Feb 2nd 2018, 6:29 PM 16,126 Views 40 Comments

The gardaí said that they have evidence to back up their claims.

Policing Authority 'frustrated' with delay in garda review of unrecorded homicides
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Policing Authority 'frustrated' with delay in garda review of unrecorded homicides

Feb 1st 2018, 3:23 PM 7,218 Views 16 Comments

A review was due to be published last June.

Policing Authority to question garda commissioner about missing homicide figures
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Policing Authority to question garda commissioner about missing homicide figures

Jan 29th 2018, 1:51 PM 10,265 Views 26 Comments

The review was due to be published last June.

Commissioner confirms no gardaí will be disciplined over breath test scandal
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Commissioner confirms no gardaí will be disciplined over breath test scandal

Nov 23rd 2017, 6:01 PM 28,543 Views 129 Comments

O Cualáin said reviewing all 505,730 calls made by gardaí to log breath test data would take a number of years.

Two investigations later, there's no assurance garda scandals will not happen again
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Two investigations later, there's no assurance garda scandals will not happen again

Nov 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 10,808 Views 63 Comments

It is time now for the finger-pointing to stop and for that culture shift we’ve been hearing about for years to begin.

How and why under-pressure gardaí faked checkpoints
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How and why under-pressure gardaí faked checkpoints

Nov 2nd 2017, 6:01 AM 26,912 Views 52 Comments

It’s detailed in a report from the Policing Authority.

Gardaí reported fake checkpoints - and falsified 400k more breath checks than previously thought
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Gardaí reported fake checkpoints - and falsified 400k more breath checks than previously thought

Nov 1st 2017, 5:50 PM 21,535 Views 67 Comments

Gardaí are having their fingers rapped over breath tests again – this time by the Policing Authority.

'Is it non-compliance, or just lack of capacity?' - Policing Authority unsure of competence of Garda management
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'Is it non-compliance, or just lack of capacity?' - Policing Authority unsure of competence of Garda management

Sep 27th 2017, 10:16 AM 11,492 Views 23 Comments

Chairperson of the Policing Authority Josephine Feehily was in front of the Oireachtas Justice Committee this morning.

Fianna Fáil says investigating 1.4m fake breath tests would be inconclusive and expensive
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Fianna Fáil says investigating 1.4m fake breath tests would be inconclusive and expensive

Sep 18th 2017, 5:55 PM 11,193 Views 50 Comments

Jim O’Callaghan said investigating such a large number of cases would “cost a huge amount of money”.

Minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan's pension will reflect her 'experience, expertise and rank'
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Minister says Nóirín O'Sullivan's pension will reflect her 'experience, expertise and rank'

Sep 11th 2017, 1:50 PM 41,168 Views 162 Comments

The Policing Authority has thanked O’Sullivan for 36 years of service to the force.

Gardaí reveal 89 homicides over 14 years were not counted due to 'process issue'
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Gardaí reveal 89 homicides over 14 years were not counted due to 'process issue'

Jun 29th 2017, 7:19 PM 13,528 Views 51 Comments

In some cases, only one victim was counted even though multiple people were killed.

Head of garda HR steps down from ethics committee amid internal row
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Head of garda HR steps down from ethics committee amid internal row

Jun 13th 2017, 10:32 AM 18,106 Views 22 Comments

It emerged recently that one of Barrett’s colleagues questioned in a letter to the Commissioner whether he had breached the Official Secrets Act.

'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal
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'This was weak practice' - Garda Commissioner says it's 'too early' to say what caused breath tests scandal

Apr 27th 2017, 12:34 PM 8,696 Views 41 Comments

O’Sullivan is making her first appearance in front of the Policing Authority since the scandal concerning Garda breath tests first broke.

Road safety chief welcomes news that the Garda Traffic Corps is to be reformed
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Road safety chief welcomes news that the Garda Traffic Corps is to be reformed

Apr 4th 2017, 4:07 PM 16,825 Views 43 Comments

Moyagh Murdock said people had felt let down by recent garda revelations.

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management
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'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management

Mar 24th 2017, 5:48 PM 20,590 Views 88 Comments

The Policing Authority is to examine the full facts of how and why two massive garda admin errors occurred.

The Policing Authority chair has a 'degree of confidence' in the Garda Commissioner
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The Policing Authority chair has a 'degree of confidence' in the Garda Commissioner

Feb 24th 2017, 2:59 PM 10,327 Views 35 Comments

Josephine Feehily said the ongoing “saga” is “potentially corrosive” for garda morale.

Asked about controversies, Commissioner says there are 'inaccuracies we cannot correct at the moment'
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Asked about controversies, Commissioner says there are 'inaccuracies we cannot correct at the moment'

Feb 23rd 2017, 4:51 PM 14,611 Views 41 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan said she was concerned about the impact of recent issues on public confidence in policing.

International policing expert to carry out 'root-and-branch' review of An Garda Síochána
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International policing expert to carry out 'root-and-branch' review of An Garda Síochána

Feb 15th 2017, 6:56 PM 18,789 Views 75 Comments

A thorough investigation will be carried out into the administration, ethos and culture of the force.

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