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#policing authority

# policing-authority - Thursday 23 November, 2017

Commissioner confirms no gardaí will be disciplined over breath test scandal

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

# policing-authority - Saturday 4 November, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Thursday 2 November, 2017

How and why under-pressure gardaí faked checkpoints

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

# policing-authority - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Monday 18 September, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Thursday 29 June, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Friday 24 March, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Friday 24 February, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Thursday 23 February, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

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

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

# policing-authority - Monday 23 January, 2017

'Where there should be aspiration, there is sanction' - Gardaí on their new ethics rules

The code commits to standards of conduct like honesty, integrity and the reporting of wrongdoing.

# policing-authority - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Government no longer has power to promote senior gardaí as Policing Authority takes over

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald said from tomorrow the Policing Authority will assume its role to appoint senior gardaí.

# policing-authority - Monday 21 November, 2016

Updated: Commissioner used private gmail account to discuss garda business

Reports at the weekend suggest that Nóirín O’Sullivan’s use of a private mail account for Garda business was compromised by a data hack in 2012.

# policing-authority - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Tánaiste to discuss 'critical' garda vacancies with Garda Commissioner

Enda Kenny has said the independent Policing Authority will appoint senior gardaí early next year.

# policing-authority - Monday 22 August, 2016

Members of public urged to have their say on new garda code of ethics

A draft published today lists a number of commitments gardaí will be asked to make.

# policing-authority - Monday 13 June, 2016

Every garda sent an email telling them how to be a whistleblower

The Garda Commissioner and her senior team were grilled by the Policing Authority in a public session today.

# policing-authority - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Policing Authority expresses 'deep unease' at garda management culture

The authority, which met with the Garda Commisioner today, also spoke of the impact of systematic failures on victims.

It doesn't deal with complaints, so what does the Policing Authority do?

Garda Commissioner Noírín O’Sullivan is before the authority today – but she won’t be asked about those transcripts.

# policing-authority - Monday 25 April, 2016

Rank-and-file gardaí don't think much of their boss's stance on station closures

The Commissioner appeared before the Policing Authority for its first public session today.

# policing-authority - Friday 29 January, 2016

New Policing Authority will learn from bad blood between gardaí and GSOC

The chair of the newly established body said it would be foolish not to recognise the potential for tension with gardaí.

# policing-authority - Monday 18 May, 2015

A new body aims to radically change An Garda Síochána

“The most far reaching reform of An Garda Síochána since the foundation of the State.”

# policing-authority - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Forget McNulty, Fergus O'Dowd is the new person causing Enda Kenny problems

Forget McNulty, Fergus O'Dowd is the new person causing Enda Kenny problems

Micheál Martin complimented the Taoiseach’s use of the English language, sort of…