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# officers - Friday 15 March, 2019

Revenue seize car and cigarettes and tobacco worth over €16,500

This represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of almost €13,500.

# officers - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Most rank-and-file gardaí have no tactical training to deal with armed criminals or terrorists

The Garda Representative Association has pointed out that unarmed gardaí are likely to be first on the scene, but have not been prepared for these dangerous scenarios.

# officers - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Poll: Should uniformed gardaí be allowed have beards? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should uniformed gardaí be allowed have beards?

Currently, gardaí must be clean-shaven while on duty.

# officers - Wednesday 2 November, 2016

Japanese girl band apologises after wearing costumes that looked like Nazi uniforms

They wore the costumes on stage, a move which sparked protests.

# officers - Monday 11 July, 2016

Courthouse shooting: Two bailiffs and gunman dead after shooting in Michigan

Another two people including a sheriff’s deputy were injured.

# officers - Friday 8 July, 2016

Five police shot dead as sniper suspect says he wanted to "kill white people" Dallas This post contains videos

Five police shot dead as sniper suspect says he wanted to "kill white people"

The suspect has been named as Micah Xavier Johnson

# officers - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Armed police evacuate tube station after reports of man threatening passengers with scissors

Police said no one matching the man’s description was found.

# officers - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Man arrested over malicious and "threatening" email sent to primary school

The school is to close tomorrow as a precaution.

# officers - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Four police officers and three children caught up in explosion

The police officers in the car escaped injury, but the family were said to have been very shaken by the ordeal.

# officers - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Man due in court over 1998 murder blamed on 'IRA elements'

The 45-year-old was arrested in England yesterday by officers working with the PSNI’s Historical Enquiries Team.

# officers - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

Man arrested after release of bomb suspect CCTV footage

A pipe-bomb and a booby-trap bomb were planted outside the Derry City Council offices in September of last year.

# officers - Thursday 22 August, 2013

PSNI officers 'suffering burn-out and fatigue'

According to the Police Federation, the PSNI needs an extra 1,000 officers to deal with the current situation in Northern Ireland.

# officers - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

89 gardaí have taken part in exchanges with the PSNI

The Minister for Justice said that the implementation of the articles on this is a key measure towards improving cross-community confidence in the impartiality of the criminal justice system.

# officers - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Pipe bombs thrown at police officers in Belfast

The two officers escaped injury but were said to be “badly shaken” by the event.

# officers - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Continued appeal over attempted murder of police officers

The PSNI discovered an explosive device yesterday which they believe was part of the attack on police earlier this week.

# officers - Sunday 10 March, 2013

PSNI investigate reports of 'blast' near police officers

Part of a motorway has been closed while police carry out an investigation.

# officers - Monday 4 February, 2013

The 6 steps to bomb disposal in Ireland

An officer from one of the Defence Force’s Army Bomb Disposal Squads told how they deal with call outs and rendering devices safe.

# officers - Sunday 12 August, 2012

Police shoot dead a man near Times Square in NYC

Police say the man lunged at them with a knife.

# officers - Monday 6 February, 2012

Man in court charged with attempted murder of PSNI officer

The 41-year-old is also charged with assault occasioning bodily harm and possession of an offensive weapon.

# officers - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Cigarettes seized at Dublin Airport

Customs officers have seized 10,000 illegal cigarettes worth over €4,000 at Dublin Airport.