Gardaí to launch Dublin's first Armed Support Unit

Gardaí to launch Dublin's first Armed Support Unit

The first Garda Armed Support Unit for Dublin is being launched today.

The unit is being brought in to help tackle a surge in gangland crime, including the ongoing feud in Dublin.

The 50-member unit is equipped with high-powered cars and modern firearms.

It is designed to provide a highly visible deterrent to criminal activity and is the first time the capital has had a designated armed support unit.


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