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

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

A TOP GARDA has outlined to how the new the Small Areas Policing Programme being trialled in part of inner city Dublin works.

As part of the approach, gardaí are assigned to between 150 to 600 homes where they get to know residents and talk to them about how the feel the area is policed and quality of life issues.

Residents are asked a range of different questions. But is this a valuable use of garda time and resources or should their role be focused solely on crime?

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

Poll Results:

Yes (2307)
No (2092)
Don't know (337)

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