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# detective

This year
# Investigation
Garda detective suspended for alleged connection to organised crime
The detective, who is being investigated for links to the Hutch organised crime group, was arrested and released without charge pending a file to the DPP.
Last year
# Courts
Court told man accused of Det Colm Horkan murder said deceased 'wasn't a very good' detective
A Garda sergeant told the court: ‘I said you are after shooting a Detective Garda and his reply to that was,’well, he wasn’t a very good one’
All time
# Investigation
Garda detective facing multiple accusations following arrest over alleged home insurance scam
The garda has been suspended as a result of the criminal investigation.
# Rome
Hunt for identity of skeleton discovered in Vatican embassy
Another potential victim emerged today.
# pay out
Detective garda awarded €60k after middle finger deformed in assault by scaffold thief
Detective Daire Daly confronted a scaffold thief in Celbridge, Kildare, in 2013.
# elementary my dear
Meet Italy's real-life Sherlock Holmes who donned multiple disguises to crack notorious cases
Giuseppe Dosi was hailed as a “master of disguise” who solved a range of crimes as a detective.
# High Court
Garda who was stabbed under eye on Halloween awarded €35k damages
The wound left a permanent indented scar on his face.
# appeal
Three years on, we're no closer to knowing who killed Garda Adrian Donohoe...
Garda Donohoe was killed in the line of duty at Lordship, Co Louth, on 25 January 2013.
# Data Breach
Ex-Garda working as a PI illegally obtained info from PULSE
Information from PULSE and from the ESB was provided to the investigator, who was trying to trace people for a number of credit unions.
# new information
Man (61) arrested this morning over murder of Alec Jamison in Belfast in 1976
Police believe there are people in the community with more information on the murder.
# ravensdale park
Witness appeal after detective on duty suffers serious assualt
He was attacked while responding to an incident at Ravensdale Park in Crumlin on Tuesday night.
Harvey the Revenue's sniffer dog uncovers tobacco worth €10k in Cork
The sniffer dog also uncovered €55,000 in cash, while a further €28,000 worth of cigarettes was also seized.
# Madeleine McCann
Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief
The former detective published a book alleging that Madeleine McCann’s parents were involved in her disappearance from a vacation home in 2007.
# oh no he didn't
'Boyfriend Tracker' app removed from Google Play
The Brazilian app allowed partners track their boyfriend’s location, listen in on conversations and get copies of their texts.
# Oscar Pistorius
Pistorius back in court as lead detective faces attempted murder charges
Charges against the detective has been withdrawn and Botha said he thought their reinstatement was linked to his work on this case.
# Gareth Williams
'Spy' inquest shown crime scene footage
The inquest into the death of MI6 employee Gareth Williams was shown crime scene footage today of his flat, which contained women’s clothing, shoes, and food he had bought.
# Liar Liar
Former detective reveals how to tell when suspects are lying
Stacy Dittrich, author and ex-US police detective, has a few pointers…
# Whodunnit?
One more question ma'am: RFU hire former detective to investigate leaks
Meanwhile, an unnamed England coach has suggested the information in the leaks was exaggerated.