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#Drew Harris

# drew-harris - Wednesday 9 October, 2019

'If you feel uncomfortable or threatened, report it': Hate crime definition introduced for gardaí

The Garda Commissioner said gardaí want to encourage victims to report these incidents to them.

# drew-harris - Monday 30 September, 2019

Armed gardaí to begin policing border region from today

The unit will be made up of twenty gardaí from other units across the country.

# drew-harris - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres

In July, Minister Simon Harris said exclusion zones outside hospitals and GP surgeries will be a “major priority”.

Visits of Trump and Pence this year cost An Garda Síochána between €15-18 million

The figure was about half the security costs for Pope Francis’ visit last year.

Fears that rural areas will lack resources after 'out of the blue' garda shake-up GRA

Fears that rural areas will lack resources after 'out of the blue' garda shake-up

An Garda Síochana reduced its garda divisions and its regions as part of a restructuring model.

Number of people stopped at the Northern Ireland land border and removed from the State is rising

Gardaí say that the passport checks at the border are to fight organised crime, but NGOs say they’re more like immigration controls.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Garda shake-up: Garda divisions reduced from 28 to 19 as part of restructuring

Divisions along the border are “unlikely to see any significant change” until there’s clarity on Brexit, Gardaí said.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 18 September, 2019

Drew Harris 'won't speculate' on border posts but says region will get more gardaí and armed support

The Garda Commissioner says the force is “ready” for Brexit.

# drew-harris - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Garda divisions to reduce from 28 to 19 under major shake-up of the force

The changes were announced by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris this morning.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Less than half of Irish public think An Garda Síochána is well-managed

A new garda survey found a high level of trust in gardaí with 75% of people saying officers in their area can be relied on to be there when needed.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Garda Commissioner apologises over handling of Brian Stack murder investigation

The family of murdered Brian Stack met with Drew Harris at Garda HQ this morning.

# drew-harris - Friday 21 June, 2019

Both justice minister and Garda Commissioner apologise to Majella Moynihan in person

The details of Moynihan’s case came to light last weekend following a radio documentary which aired on RTÉ Radio 1.

# drew-harris - Monday 17 June, 2019

'If it ever happens again you're sacked' - Majella Moynihan says she was used as an example to other female gardaí

The former garda said she felt pressured by the force into giving her baby David up for adoption.

# drew-harris - Friday 7 June, 2019

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris awarded for PSNI role in latest round of Queen's honours

Harris’ award was announced in a statement by the Policing Authority this evening.

New Garda recruits set to be stationed in areas hardest hit by gang violence

A total of 55 Garda have been assigned to the Coolock and Blanchardstown areas.

# drew-harris - Saturday 11 May, 2019

Garda Commissioner examining case of alleged Garda discrimination against Travellers

The minister said it is incumbent on all members of the gardaí to abide by the code of conduct as they go about their work.

# drew-harris - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Commissioner says €22m for 'parading time' is drain on garda overtime budget PAC

Commissioner says €22m for 'parading time' is drain on garda overtime budget

The Garda Commissioner is appearing before the Oireachtas Public Accounts committee for the first time today.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'We want to stamp it out': New garda anti-corruption unit will be in place by end of year

The Garda Commissioner said this unit will investigate allegations around drug use and inappropriate behaviour towards vulnerable people.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Garda Commissioner says he can't talk about HQ jeep crash because of personal security concerns

The jeep was involved in an incident late last month.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Garda statement on Drew Harris vehicle controversy: 'There was no security incident'

“A newly installed bollard malfunctioned,” a statement from the force said.

# drew-harris - Monday 8 April, 2019

Explainer: Why has a minor accident involving the Garda Commissioner attracted controversy?

Details of the accident at Garda headquarters emerged over the weekend.

# drew-harris - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Call for clarity after PSNI vehicle carrying Drew Harris hits barrier at Garda HQ

The Garda Commissioner was travelling back from Northern Ireland on official business when the incident happened.

# drew-harris - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Really encouraging': Reaction to change in Garda uniform to allow wearing of turbans and hijabs

The decision comes alongside a new recruitment drive for gardaí.

# drew-harris - Sunday 31 March, 2019

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

Finian McGrath withdraws comments over political policing after strong criticism from Cabinet colleagues

In an interview with the Sunday Independent, McGrath said the policing of new drink driving laws had been “really over the top”.

# drew-harris - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Family of murdered woman Clodagh Hawe to meet Garda Commissioner

Clodagh’s family met with Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan today.

Over half of youths not punished for serious crimes due to garda scheme failings went on to reoffend

In more than 2,000 cases an adult who was also involved in the crime was cautioned or prosecuted for the offence.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Gardaí to change how they manage repossessions after Take Back the City incident

Drew Harris said gardaí will be “more assertive” from now on in the way they approach repossessions.

# drew-harris - Thursday 24 January, 2019

Commissioner says there's no plan to move 600 gardaí to border - but what WILL happen?

There is concern as the March deadline approaches that hundreds of gardaí will be transferred last-minute in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

# drew-harris - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'Damaging' garda report to outline how young people who committed violent crimes went unpunished

An audit of 22,000 cases in the youth referral scheme was undertaken last year.

# drew-harris - Friday 4 January, 2019

Family outline 'deep concerns' to Garda Commissioner about son killed in hit-and-run

O’Farrell was cycling home when he was struck by a car driven by a man who was on bail for offences in both Cavan and Monaghan.

Senior garda suspended pending GSOC investigation

It’s understood the decision to suspend the officer was taken by Garda Commissioner Drew Harris.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction

Drew Harris said gardaí are in attendance at these types of incidents specifically to prevent violence.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'We're here to serve the people, not the organisation' - Drew Harris pens open letter to frontline gardaí

Harris has urged all members to sign the Code of Ethics to send a signal of their commitment to a human rights based service.

# drew-harris - Monday 12 November, 2018

Commissioner 'reviewing' decision to fund Callinan's legal defence in McCabe case

Meanwhile Leo Varadkar has said Callinan is not being given a blanket indemnity.

# drew-harris - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Garda Commissioner: 'I'm not apologising for cutting overtime'

Drew Harris said he has a responsibility to show good management of public money.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

Minister to amend law to allow Garda Commissioner work past the age of 60

The change will will remove any disincentive to potential candidates for vacancies that might arise at the top of the Garda organisation.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

More accountability and support for garda wellbeing: 'Sweeping reform' of policing recommended

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris said the Commission on the Future of Policing’s report will benefit the people of Ireland.

# drew-harris - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Social media abuse an 'ongoing problem' for gardaí as probe launched into 'online threats'

The force also said it is putting supports in place to protect the garda’s safety.

# drew-harris - Sunday 9 September, 2018

'I am Irish': New Garda Commissioner says he'll lead by example to restore public's trust in the force

Drew Harris was speaking with Miriam O’Callaghan on RtÉ Radio One.

# drew-harris - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'I'm here to serve the Irish people': Drew Harris downplays PSNI role as he begins term as Garda chief

The new Commissioner addressed several issues over his appointment at his first press conference this afternoon.

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