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# Garda Inspectorate

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Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices
Commissioner Drew Harris last month confirmed a new anti-corruption unit will be up and running by the end of the year.
'Untrained' investigators: Garda approach in child sex abuse cases criticised
Chief Inspector Mark Toland said that “child sexual abuse is one of the most serious types of crime” that Gardaí deal with.
She's been chosen to lead the review of gardaí in Ireland but who is Kathleen O'Toole?
O’Toole is the current Chief of Police in Seattle, and has experience in Irish policing.
Garda Inspectorate says some stations have no system to record crimes
Deputy Chief Inspector Mark Toland said this makes it difficult to know how many gardaí are needed in each area.
Government told: 2,000 gardaí need to get out from behind desks and get back on the street
That is the view of the Garda Inspectorate.
Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped
The Garda Inspectorate has also recommended scrapping the Pulse system.
Is An Garda Síochana broken beyond repair? 'No, it can be fixed'
The Minister for Justice has stressed that reforms will be put in place.
Gardaí currently have 113,500 arrests waiting to be carried out
The Justice Minister says she accepts that this is unacceptable but adds that most are for minor offences.
In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not
It means that criminals could be incorrectly freed argues a report from the Garda Inspectorate.
'There's two of them in it; Don't annoy him; Let him sleep it off': Gardaí on domestic violence
The Garda Inspectorate does not paint a good picture of how gardaí deal with incidents.
Taxi driver says garda arranged compensation from assault suspect
The Inspectorate was very concerned about the outcome of this case.
O'Sullivan: 'No more Garda stations will be closed down'
Minister Frances Fitzgerald said the Garda Inspectorate report into serious crime investigations will be a ‘road map’ for the future.
Fitzgerald and O'Sullivan poring over report into serious crime investigations
The report examines how gardaí dealt with serious crimes over the last number of years.
I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief
Robert Olson is highlighting wider problems in the force, saying this morning that “culture is something you don’t change with a couple of policies and it’s fixed next week”.
Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'
John Redmond, chair of the AGSI, said gardaí sometimes had to apologise to complainants even if they weren’t in the wrong.
6 reasons why Martin Callinan resigned as Garda Commissioner
He’s gone, but why did he do it?
Garda whistleblower says Shatter lives in 'an imaginary world'
John Wilson said that he believes the majority of Irish people do not support the Justice Minister.
Damning report finds “inconsistent and widespread” breaches of penalty points policy
The Garda Inspectorate’s report found “no meaningful evidence” of consistent quality management supervision, and no clear policy guidelines.
Garda Inspectorate praises 'credible' Maurice McCabe, says 'nobody was watching the store'
Garda Inspectorate chief inspector Robert Olson has shed more light on the damning findings in his report at a press conference in Dublin this evening.
'Second investigation into penalty points controversy needed' - road safety chief
RSA boss Noel Brett wants the Garda Ombudsman to look again at the evidence provided by the whistleblower.
Gardaí driving squad cars without specialist course - four years after report
A report of the Garda inspectorate says a practice warned about four years ago is still continuing.