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Saturday 4 February 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# garda inspectorate report

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# Changing times
Rank-and-file gardaí to be balloted on updated roster
Members will vote next month on whether to accept an updated version of the Westmantown roster.
# irish crime
There's been a rise in burglary, sexual offences and threats of murder this year
The force is piloting a new incident recording process to ensure reported crimes are recorded consistently.
# Changes
Is An Garda Síochana broken beyond repair? 'No, it can be fixed'
The Minister for Justice has stressed that reforms will be put in place.
# long arm of the law
Gardaí currently have 113,500 arrests waiting to be carried out
The Justice Minister says she accepts that this is unacceptable but adds that most are for minor offences.
# Green Light
Three new Garda headquarters on the way for Galway, Wexford and Dublin
The Minister for Justice said the €42 million investment shows she is serious about improving the policing system.
# garda report
In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not
It means that criminals could be incorrectly freed argues a report from the Garda Inspectorate.
# Crime
Almost one third of crimes are wrongly classified by gardaí, finds report
The Garda Inspectorate report found serious problems with the way that gardaí classify crimes.
# Crime
It's taking some gardaí over a week to record crimes on the PULSE system
Currently, all members of the gardaí have access to PULSE.
# crime investigation
'Serious concerns' raised about Garda processes and systems
The report finds technology update needed for gardaí to do day-to-day policing duties.
# Whistleblowers
'Do the honourable thing': Shatter told to apologise to Maurice McCabe
Micheál Martin said today’s Garda Inspectorate report into penalty points ‘vindicated’ whistleblowers.
# Whistleblower
Revamp of penalty points system requires new legislative measures, says Shatter
The Minister for Justice will address the Cabinet on the Garda Inspectorate report into the penalty points saga tomorrow.