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#policing

# policing - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Damning report shows scale of racial bias in Baltimore police force
# Freddie Gray
# Freddie Gray

Damning report shows scale of racial bias in Baltimore police force

Aug 10th 2016, 4:54 PM 11,191 Views 88 Comments

The city’s mayor said there is a “long journey ahead of us”.

# policing - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

Gardaí say it could take 50 years to get back to 2010 policing levels
# Crime
# Crime

Gardaí say it could take 50 years to get back to 2010 policing levels

Feb 24th 2016, 2:35 PM 11,040 Views 56 Comments

The Garda Representative Association has called on the new government to restore their pay and commit to a substantial recruitment drive.

# policing - Sunday 10 January, 2016

'I was a garda for 35 years and I can tell you community policing has been destroyed'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I was a garda for 35 years and I can tell you community policing has been destroyed'

Jan 10th 2016, 12:00 PM 4,177 Views 105 Comments

Trevor Laffan, who is recently retired, said the hard work put in to build up relationships in the community have been ruined by bad bad decision-making.

# policing - Monday 2 November, 2015

'They're just broken': The reality of border policing in a depleted force
# Thin Blue Line
# Thin Blue Line

'They're just broken': The reality of border policing in a depleted force

Nov 2nd 2015, 6:05 AM 17,257 Views 60 Comments

Each border county has seen a significant drop in garda numbers in the last five years, and the officers on the ground are feeling the effects.

# policing - Friday 16 October, 2015

Deputy Lord Mayor in court today after being arrested at a protest
# Dublin
# Dublin

Deputy Lord Mayor in court today after being arrested at a protest

Oct 16th 2015, 7:06 AM 12,933 Views 0 Comments

Independent councillor Cieran Perry was arrested during the Greyhound lockout last year.

# policing - Thursday 10 September, 2015

There's a lot more gardaí on the way, but what will they be used for?
# Policing
# Policing

There's a lot more gardaí on the way, but what will they be used for?

Sep 10th 2015, 10:31 PM 14,361 Views 68 Comments

And will they go to rural areas?

# policing - Monday 3 August, 2015

Is this key Dublin garda station coming back to life?
# Fitzgibbon Street
# Fitzgibbon Street

Is this key Dublin garda station coming back to life?

Aug 3rd 2015, 8:00 AM 23,776 Views 25 Comments

A new unit has been assigned to Fort Apache.

# policing - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Woman who dodged bus fare claims gardaí 'snatched' her child
# Cleared
# Cleared

Woman who dodged bus fare claims gardaí 'snatched' her child

Jul 22nd 2015, 2:33 PM 21,513 Views 33 Comments

Gardaí have been cleared of any alleged wrongdoing.

# policing - Saturday 27 June, 2015

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should gardaí charge for policing at community events?

Jun 27th 2015, 9:53 AM 18,079 Views 61 Comments

Sports matches and concerts are one thing, but the have been criticisms of payments requested from community groups.

This TD says gardaí charged €4k to police a community event - and he's NOT happy
# Not Having It
# Not Having It

This TD says gardaí charged €4k to police a community event - and he's NOT happy

Jun 27th 2015, 9:30 AM 19,441 Views 79 Comments

Gardaí made €4.7 million from policing events in 2014.

# policing - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe
# From The Horse's Mouth
# From The Horse's Mouth

Allow these three convicted burglars tell you how to keep your homes safe

May 26th 2015, 8:00 PM 47,249 Views 45 Comments

The men who know best…

# policing - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans
# Norway
# Norway

Finding - and punishing - those who hurt animals can help stop them harming humans

May 3rd 2015, 11:30 AM 11,578 Views 35 Comments

Norway is setting up a dedicated policing unit.

# policing - Thursday 30 April, 2015

'It is appalling that the GRA has come out in favour of a Yes vote'
# Policing
# Policing

'It is appalling that the GRA has come out in favour of a Yes vote'

Apr 30th 2015, 1:15 PM 30,222 Views 217 Comments

Nuala O’Loan, former Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, said she isn’t keen on the GRA’s position.

# policing - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists
# Crime
# Crime

"Frustrating" that Garda Commissioner didn't say if the Provisional IRA still exists

Mar 25th 2015, 4:24 PM 14,828 Views 40 Comments

Nóirín O’Sullivan appeared before the Justice Committee today.

# policing - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Paul Murphy calls for "significant response" if Jobstown protest arrests continue
# Policing
# Policing

Paul Murphy calls for "significant response" if Jobstown protest arrests continue

Feb 15th 2015, 3:42 PM 19,986 Views 275 Comments

The TD described the arrests as “not acceptable”.

# policing - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Fancy being the gardaí's second-in-command?
# On The Beat
# On The Beat

Fancy being the gardaí's second-in-command?

Feb 12th 2015, 10:11 AM 9,760 Views 24 Comments

The job comes with a nice salary too.

# policing - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is An Garda Síochana broken beyond repair? 'No, it can be fixed'
# Changes
# Changes

Is An Garda Síochana broken beyond repair? 'No, it can be fixed'

Dec 5th 2014, 1:14 PM 9,768 Views 41 Comments

The Minister for Justice has stressed that reforms will be put in place.

# policing - Friday 14 November, 2014

The head of the new policing authority has been picked - but not everyone is happy
# Appointments
# Appointments

The head of the new policing authority has been picked - but not everyone is happy

Nov 14th 2014, 8:27 AM 17,080 Views 52 Comments

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties are unhappy about the process used.

# policing - Friday 24 October, 2014

Policing 'does not have a link' with reducing the amount of drugs on our streets
# Drug Dealers
# Drug Dealers

Policing 'does not have a link' with reducing the amount of drugs on our streets

Oct 24th 2014, 10:53 AM 5,612 Views 52 Comments

That is the opinion of a study commissioned by the country’s drugs advisory board.

# policing - Friday 5 September, 2014

One day's policing in Belfast last month cost more than £300,000
# PSNI
# PSNI

One day's policing in Belfast last month cost more than £300,000

Sep 5th 2014, 7:35 AM 4,947 Views 50 Comments

PSNI Chief Constable today issued a report to the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

# policing - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan
# Child Protection
# Child Protection

Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan

Sep 2nd 2014, 1:03 PM 4,326 Views 4 Comments

She also called for an independent audit of 700 cases where children were removed from their families by gardaí.

# policing - Sunday 24 August, 2014

'We're here to deal with the rotten apples': Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York
# Policing
# Policing

'We're here to deal with the rotten apples': Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York

Aug 24th 2014, 7:46 AM 18,119 Views 28 Comments

An unarmed black man died after being put into a chokehold by a police officer.

# policing - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

GSOC is getting new powers to investigate the Garda Commissioner
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

GSOC is getting new powers to investigate the Garda Commissioner

Aug 20th 2014, 2:47 PM 5,903 Views 15 Comments

The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

# policing - Monday 4 August, 2014

Poll: Should gardaí be tasked with improving quality of living?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should gardaí be tasked with improving quality of living?

Aug 4th 2014, 10:28 AM 12,925 Views 46 Comments

Is this a positive move or should resources be focused on crime?

"Only a matter of time" before private security try to take over residential policing
# Small Areas Policing
# Small Areas Policing

"Only a matter of time" before private security try to take over residential policing

Aug 4th 2014, 8:00 AM 27,130 Views 44 Comments

A chief superintendent has made the warning while discussing the Small Areas Policing Programme, where community gardaí will be assigned to individual areas.

# policing - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started
# Garda Commissioner
# Garda Commissioner

Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started

Jul 29th 2014, 6:29 PM 11,807 Views 39 Comments

A “global executive search campaign” will be undertaken as part of the open recruitment process to appoint a new commissioner.

# policing - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an 'independent' policing authority?
# Justice
# Justice

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an 'independent' policing authority?

Jul 22nd 2014, 1:00 PM 37 Views 5 Comments

The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?

# policing - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Over 20,000 applications for first garda recruitment in five years
# Garda Recruits
# Garda Recruits

Over 20,000 applications for first garda recruitment in five years

Jul 17th 2014, 1:25 PM 15,349 Views 76 Comments

One hundred new recruits due to start their two-year training programme in September.

# policing - Friday 30 May, 2014

New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton 'greatly admired'
# Top Job
# Top Job

New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton 'greatly admired'

May 30th 2014, 9:01 AM 5,900 Views 18 Comments

He is currently head of rural policing in Northern Ireland.

# policing - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Gerry Adams: I'm very relaxed about most Sinn Féin supporters thinking I was in the IRA
# Chilled Out
# Chilled Out

Gerry Adams: I'm very relaxed about most Sinn Féin supporters thinking I was in the IRA

May 20th 2014, 1:30 PM 16,307 Views 235 Comments

The Louth TD has always denied that he was in the IRA but says that he has never dissociated himself from the organisation.

# policing - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force
# Policing
# Policing

PSNI chief rejects claims of a 'dark side' to the force

May 6th 2014, 6:46 PM 6,086 Views 57 Comments

Martin McGuinness said that elements in the PSNI were against the peace process.

# policing - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Video of woman being left in a bus lane by PSNI officers referred to Police Ombudsman
# PSNI
# PSNI

Video of woman being left in a bus lane by PSNI officers referred to Police Ombudsman

Mar 19th 2014, 11:52 AM 29,041 Views 53 Comments

The PSNI says it will fully support the Ombudsman’s investigation.

# policing - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

'Gardaí who want to come forward must be protected'
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

'Gardaí who want to come forward must be protected'

Feb 25th 2014, 9:04 AM 4,366 Views 17 Comments

Frank McBrearty Jnr says that gardaí have not implemented the reforms suggested in the 2008 Morris Report.

# policing - Monday 17 February, 2014

Column: There's no credible alternative to an independent inquiry into GSOC allegations
# I Spy
# I Spy

Column: There's no credible alternative to an independent inquiry into GSOC allegations

Feb 17th 2014, 12:45 PM 96 Views 33 Comments

Faith in our national authorities has been badly shaken – the only way to restore it is to hold an independent inquiry, says Mark Kelly.

# policing - Sunday 20 October, 2013

These stunning photos from an Irish Air Corps patrol will take your breath away
# Air Patrol
# Air Patrol

These stunning photos from an Irish Air Corps patrol will take your breath away

Oct 20th 2013, 2:08 PM 62,878 Views 77 Comments

The Air Corps performs around 300 of these maritime patrols every year.

# policing - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

PSNI's Historical Enquiries Team criticised in new report
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

PSNI's Historical Enquiries Team criticised in new report

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:15 PM 2,864 Views 25 Comments

The report found that Troubles review body investigated cases of state involvement with ‘less rigour’.

# policing - Friday 5 April, 2013

8,000 mobile phones stolen in first half of 2012
# Theft
# Theft

8,000 mobile phones stolen in first half of 2012

Apr 5th 2013, 2:21 PM 10,919 Views 56 Comments

Gardaí have released figures on mobile phone theft as they prepare a new drive encouraging people to be wary of theft.

# policing - Thursday 4 April, 2013

UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes
# Manchester
# Manchester

UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes

Apr 4th 2013, 1:09 PM 8,038 Views 72 Comments

Greater Manchester Police said that people should be able to express their alternative sub-culture identity freely without having to tolerate hate crime.

# policing - Friday 25 January, 2013

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures?

Jan 25th 2013, 9:52 AM 8,387 Views 82 Comments

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has said that cutbacks will not affect the standard of policing, but are you worried about the closure of 100 garda station?

# policing - Sunday 30 December, 2012

Suspect device found under policeman's car in Belfast - reports
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Suspect device found under policeman's car in Belfast - reports

Dec 30th 2012, 5:51 PM 4,032 Views 8 Comments

The PSNI has confirmed a security alert but no official details have been released.