Place: Dublin Metropolitan Region
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
An Garda Síochána is going through what is thought to be the biggest clear-out of senior officers in its history.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
A specialist Garda unit investigating sex crimes is not expected to be able to take on new cases until at least next March because it still is not properly staffed.
Tue, 10 Dec, 2019
Gardaí working in the Cork City Division say they are weighed down with paperwork, understaffed in comparison with other divisions, and have been stripped of frontline officers who have not been replaced when transferred to new specialist units.
Sat, 02 Nov, 2019
Gardai have arrested a man, aged 56, and seized €390,000 worth of cannabis in Dublin as part of an intelligence led operation.
Fri, 04 Oct, 2019
The Criminal Assets Bureau has seen a growing trend of criminals using crypto-currencies to transfer ill-gotten assets and to facilitate international fraud.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
The number of complaints received last year by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission rose by 10%, although there was a fall in the number of referrals from gardaí.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2018
Five candidates are in the running for the Garda commissioner job, the understands.
Fri, 01 Jun, 2018
The first batch of recruits to a heavily depleted traffic corps have been taken on as part of a five-year plan to bring its strength back to pre-austerity levels.
Wed, 02 May, 2018
Key players in the Kinahan crime cartel will be brought before the courts in the near future, Dublin’s top garda has said.
Tue, 30 Jan, 2018
A counter terrorism exercise is currently being carried out by An Garda Síochána in Dublin city centre.
Fri, 14 Jul, 2017
The Policing Authority is implementing a key part in the reform of An Garda Síochána as it oversees the appointment of gardaí to key management positions.
Sat, 24 Jun, 2017
Mid-ranking gardaí are to push for new laws to compel cyclists to wear high-vis tops and helmets in a bid to save lives on the road.
Thu, 13 Apr, 2017
More than eight out of 10 perpetrators of assault are male — while men also make up three quarters of all victims of assault.
Tue, 13 Sep, 2016
The Garda watchdog has welcomed improved levels of co-operation from members of the force in the past year but claims there is room for further improvement.
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
Staffing levels fell in more than half of all 28 Garda divisions last year, despite the deployment of almost 300 newly-qualified gardaí in recent months.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
One garda last year more than doubled his pay when he earned over €62,000 in overtime alone, out of a €56m overtime payout for members of the force.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Overall manpower reduced by 30% in four years even as the drugs trade grows in size and profitability
Wed, 06 Jan, 2016
Wed, 21 Oct, 2015
The garda commissioner has been criticised for making an “ill-advised” decision by appointing her husband to investigate leaks to the media from gardaí.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
Bicycles worth a total of over €4m were reported stolen last year.
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
Gardaí have launched a new pilot scheme using "undercover bikes" to bait thieves to steal them - so they can follow suspects with the aid of GPS trackers.
Wed, 17 Jun, 2015
An estimated €100,000 worth of cannabis herb has been seized by gardaí in Dublin.
Fri, 12 Dec, 2014
Around a dozen senior appointments are to be made in the force before Christmas in a bid to fill vacancies that riddle the Garda top brass.
Mon, 01 Dec, 2014
The first thing Ann McNamara needs to know about a crime is not what has happened, but where it has happened.
Fri, 30 May, 2014
Recording of Telephone Conversations made and retained in Garda Stations. Data Protection Acts — Retention of Data.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
There was a significant increase in the level of kidnappings, robberies, andburglaries, and extortion and hijacking in the five years to the end of 2012, an official review of Garda figures has revealed.
Sat, 29 Mar, 2014
There was a significant increase in the level of kidnappings, robberies and burglaries and extortion and hijacking in the five years to the end of 2012, an official review of Garda figures has revealed.
Fri, 28 Mar, 2014
A Garda chief superintendent has been appointed to carry out a probe into allegations that some members of the force based at one of the country’s biggest garda stations made fraudulent overtime and allowances claims.
Mon, 09 Dec, 2013
The penalty points investigation centred on 189 allegations that were contained on two lists of names submitted to the Department of Justice.
Thu, 16 May, 2013
Eastern European gangs are using specially made foil bags which bypass retail security scanners in smash-and-grab raids.
Tue, 23 Apr, 2013
Charges are expected to be brought against the bosses of an international sex trafficking gang arrested in Ireland last month.
Sat, 16 Feb, 2013
A new policing shift system which promises to have more gardaí on at busier times is set to start in four weeks’ time.
Mon, 02 Apr, 2012
OVER 55% of rural garda stations record fewer than four incidents per day.
Sat, 17 Dec, 2011
Five men were arrested today as part of a crackdown on organised crime in the capital.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2010
THE Criminal Assets Bureau collected €5.1 million in proceeds of crime last year and paid more than €1.4m to the Minister for Finance, according to new figures.
Sat, 29 May, 2010
ONE in every 20 vehicles could be on the road without either tax or insurance, according to data gathered by gardaí using new vehicle recognition technology.
Tue, 27 Apr, 2010
Two drugs gangs were smashed and 80 suspected pushers arrested during a blitz on street level dealing in Dublin, gardaí confirmed today.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2009
A RAFT of senior vacancies in the Garda Siochána were filled yesterday following a cabinet meeting.
Wed, 27 May, 2009
THE long-awaited Garda digital radio system is due to go live next week in parts of Dublin.
Mon, 06 Apr, 2009
COVERT policing will be increasingly used by gardaí in the coming weeks to spot dangerous or drunken drivers following the launch of Operation Freeflow, the Christmas road safety enforcement campaign.
Tue, 25 Nov, 2008
The Garda’s Mountain Bike Unit is to expand by one third, it was revealed today.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2008
Around 100 gardaí will take off for France today to compete in the Paris Marathon in aid of Goal.
Sat, 05 Apr, 2008
Gardaí were today investigating what has been described as an embarrassing security breach at a building adjoining one of its most sensitive operational centres.
Tue, 22 Jan, 2008