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#John Parker

# john-parker - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Acting Garda Commissioner to receive warm welcome from rank and file gardaí

GRA President John Parker said Noirín O’Sullivan has the 100 per cent support of his association.

# john-parker - Monday 28 April, 2014

1,000 gardaí are assaulted each year

Members of the GRA’s executive council said there is a need for a new system to address this, as well as legislation with harsher penalties for anyone who attacks a member of the force.

Garda morale rocked by politicians taking advantage of controversies

In his opening address to delegates at the Garda Representative Association Conference, President John Parker also says there had been draconian prosecutions by GSOC in some cases.

# john-parker - Monday 14 April, 2014

Garda bodies launch High Court challenge to sick pay changes

Sick and injured gardaí have already been moved to lower rates of sick pay as changes in legislation reduce the amount of time they can receive the full rate.

# john-parker - Friday 28 March, 2014

Garda Representative Association says its members knew some calls were recorded

However, it was understood that it the system was there to provide “clarify of what was said”.

# john-parker - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Garda sustains serious leg injury in Dublin assault

The male garda was attempting to make an arrest for a public order incident on Camden Street.

# john-parker - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

Garda Commissioner rubbishes claims that crime figures are 'massaged'

Martin Callinan said he had “no information or evidence of the allegations being spoken about” by John Parker.

# john-parker - Friday 1 March, 2013

Garda body lashes out at SIPTU comments on pay deal

The Garda Representative Association rubbishes Patricia King’s claims that Gardaí could have secured a ‘side deal’.

# john-parker - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

More gardaí vote in favour of industrial action, no confidence in Shatter

Meetings of the Garda Representative Association in parts of Dublin, Kerry, Cork and Tipperary took place last night.

# john-parker - Monday 2 July, 2012

Two assaults per day: attacks on Gardaí on the rise

The Garda Representative Association has called for the introduction of mandatory sentencing for such crimes.