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#An Garda Síochána

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Criminals are using CEOs' social media posts to trick employees into handing over money

Gardaí today warned of a significant increase this year in cases of invoice redirect fraud and what is know as ‘CEO fraud’.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Commissioner says €22m for 'parading time' is drain on garda overtime budget PAC

Commissioner says €22m for 'parading time' is drain on garda overtime budget

The Garda Commissioner is appearing before the Oireachtas Public Accounts committee for the first time today.

'We're willing to change': Senior gardaí say proposal for targeted severance package is 'unsettling'

The Association of Garda Superintendents said its members have been at the fore in reform and want to be part of the modernisation of the force.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'We want to stamp it out': New garda anti-corruption unit will be in place by end of year

The Garda Commissioner said this unit will investigate allegations around drug use and inappropriate behaviour towards vulnerable people.

Senior gardaí say use of term 'recreational drugs' helps normalise drug abuse

The President of the Association of Garda Superintendents said there are constant challenges for gardaí in dealing with drugs and organised crime.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Commissioner to send 25 new recruits to Drogheda in crackdown on gang feud

The Commissioner said he could always do with more resources but his responsibility is to use the budget he is given effectively.

Justice Minister rejects claim he's been 'negligent', says gardaí have 'record resources'

Flanagan said he will be meeting with the Garda Commissioner later today about the situation with feuding gangs in Drogheda.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 29 April, 2019

Missing Dublin teenager found safe and well

17 year-old Alyssa O’Hanlon had been missing since Sunday morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 25 April, 2019

'Significant concerns' as only half of Garda reform targets have been met - Policing Authority

There had been an increase in assaults, robberies, and very little progress in tackling hate crime, the report said.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'Over-promising and under delivering': Policing Authority critical of garda approach to implementing change

The Policing Authority said that some gardaí have expressed “cynicism and scepticism” to proposed changes.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 4 April, 2019

'Really encouraging': Reaction to change in Garda uniform to allow wearing of turbans and hijabs

The decision comes alongside a new recruitment drive for gardaí.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 29 March, 2019

New garda regional headquarters evacuated due to flooding

The building was formally opened in July last year.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 28 March, 2019

New app will use reports from members of public to track movement of criminals

The CEO of Muintir na Tire said this extension of the text alert scheme is already being trialed and the intention is to roll it out nationally.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 18 March, 2019

€2.5 million contract out for the manufacture and supply of shoes for An Garda Síochána

The Office of Government Procurement is also awarding a tender worth €3.3 million for footwear for the Defence Forces.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Over half of youths not punished for serious crimes due to garda scheme failings went on to reoffend

In more than 2,000 cases an adult who was also involved in the crime was cautioned or prosecuted for the offence.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 18 February, 2019

Man attacked as paedophile-hunting group broadcasts live 'sting' on Facebook

Gardaí said the manner in which these groups operate has the potential to affect future criminal proceedings.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 7 February, 2019

Drugs, weapons and thousands in cash seized in Blanchardstown yesterday

A number of mobile phones, machetes and motorbikes were found during the search of six properties.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Three boys only cautioned after alleged sexual assault of girl outside local disco, Dáil hears

The incident was caught on CCTV and gardaí were called to the incident in 2016.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 18 January, 2019

Man (40s) arrested at 450-plant growhouse in Waterford business park

The seizure has an estimated street value of €360,000.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 17 January, 2019

'Damaging' garda report to outline how young people who committed violent crimes went unpunished

An audit of 22,000 cases in the youth referral scheme was undertaken last year.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Gardaí to spend €250k a year for a 'vehicle recovery service'

A tender was issued earlier this month for a nationwide recovery service in a contract worth €1 million.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 27 December, 2018

More than 400 drivers caught speeding on St Stephen's Day

Gardaí had asked drivers to slow down as speeding is a major factor in fatal collisions.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Police officers who carry Tasers are more likely to use force and be attacked

Members of specialist Garda units are trained in the use of Tasers but they’re not widely used here.

# an-garda-siochana - Sunday 23 December, 2018

31-year-old man killed in Laois car crash

The car the man was driving struck a tree this morning.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Army bomb squad called to remove two explosive devices from property in Louth

The scene was sealed off for around three hours before being declared safe at 9pm.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Garda Commissioner: My officers would not stand by and watch violence at an eviction

Drew Harris said gardaí are in attendance at these types of incidents specifically to prevent violence.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

People warned about email scam involving fake garda

Individuals have been asked to hand over deposits for properties.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Garda management makes 'inexcusable' decision to move recruits last-minute and cancel their leave

A number of the affected probationer gardaí had already made alternative accommodation arrangements.

Take care: Consumers warned about potential scammers ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Gardaí have issued a range of advice to help people avoid getting caught when buying online ahead of the Christmas period.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 16 November, 2018

Watch: Response of armed garda units tested in terrorism training exercise

The threat level in Ireland remains moderate, which means an attack is unlikely.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

'We're here to serve the people, not the organisation' - Drew Harris pens open letter to frontline gardaí

Harris has urged all members to sign the Code of Ethics to send a signal of their commitment to a human rights based service.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

Body of elderly man discovered following house fire at property in south Dublin

The fire started at an address at Merrion Road near Booterstown at around 3 o’clock this afternoon.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 12 November, 2018

Commissioner 'reviewing' decision to fund Callinan's legal defence in McCabe case

Meanwhile Leo Varadkar has said Callinan is not being given a blanket indemnity.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 5 November, 2018

Superintendent David Taylor has retired from An Garda Síochána

Mr Justice Peter Charleton found that Taylor aided a campaign against whistleblower Maurice McCabe.

# an-garda-siochana - Friday 26 October, 2018

Head of Garda HR John Barrett has been suspended

Garda commissioner Drew Harris would have had to have sought permission from the Justice Minister for the suspension.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Charleton says gardaí need 'complete turn-around in attitude' and some are 'crying out for leadership'

The judge has said members of the force need to be more visible on the streets and honest.

# an-garda-siochana - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Gardaí to recruit 800 new officers with €60 million funding increase

Funding of €95 million will be made available for overtime pay.

# an-garda-siochana - Monday 8 October, 2018

Keith Harrison trying to stop internal Garda investigation

The garda has brought a High Court action aimed at stopping an investigation into alleged breaches of discipline by him.

# an-garda-siochana - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Driver who said sat nav directed him down Dublin's Grafton Street had expired NCT and no L plates

The car was impounded, and taken away by gardaí.

# an-garda-siochana - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Bus driver arrested on M7 after being found nine times over legal alcohol limit

The driver had a Blood Alcohol Concentration of more than 180mg.

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