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#Garda Inspectorate

# garda-inspectorate - Friday 14 June, 2019

Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices
# Inspection
# Inspection

Inspectorate launches examination of garda anti-corruption practices

Jun 14th 2019, 11:01 AM 12,295 Views 15 Comments

Commissioner Drew Harris last month confirmed a new anti-corruption unit will be up and running by the end of the year.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'Untrained' investigators: Garda approach in child sex abuse cases criticised
# Garda Inspectorate
# Garda Inspectorate

'Untrained' investigators: Garda approach in child sex abuse cases criticised

Feb 27th 2018, 8:19 PM 10,797 Views 11 Comments

Chief Inspector Mark Toland said that “child sexual abuse is one of the most serious types of crime” that Gardaí deal with.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

She's been chosen to lead the review of gardaí in Ireland but who is Kathleen O'Toole?
# Root And Branch
# Root And Branch

She's been chosen to lead the review of gardaí in Ireland but who is Kathleen O'Toole?

May 9th 2017, 7:58 PM 18,423 Views 42 Comments

O’Toole is the current Chief of Police in Seattle, and has experience in Irish policing.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Garda Inspectorate says some stations have no system to record crimes
# Crime
# Crime

Garda Inspectorate says some stations have no system to record crimes

Oct 19th 2016, 8:10 PM 9,286 Views 22 Comments

Deputy Chief Inspector Mark Toland said this makes it difficult to know how many gardaí are needed in each area.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Government told: 2,000 gardaí need to get out from behind desks and get back on the street
# Desk Jobs
# Desk Jobs

Government told: 2,000 gardaí need to get out from behind desks and get back on the street

Dec 9th 2015, 5:33 PM 13,260 Views 58 Comments

That is the view of the Garda Inspectorate.

# garda-inspectorate - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped
# Does Not Compute
# Does Not Compute

Garda PULSE system "not fit for purpose" and should be scrapped

Jan 15th 2015, 8:47 AM 20,345 Views 53 Comments

The Garda Inspectorate has also recommended scrapping the Pulse system.

# garda-inspectorate - Friday 5 December, 2014

Is An Garda Síochana broken beyond repair? 'No, it can be fixed'
# Changes
# Changes

Is An Garda Síochana broken beyond repair? 'No, it can be fixed'

Dec 5th 2014, 1:14 PM 9,768 Views 41 Comments

The Minister for Justice has stressed that reforms will be put in place.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Gardaí currently have 113,500 arrests waiting to be carried out
# Long Arm Of The Law
# Long Arm Of The Law

Gardaí currently have 113,500 arrests waiting to be carried out

Nov 19th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,445 Views 26 Comments

The Justice Minister says she accepts that this is unacceptable but adds that most are for minor offences.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not
# Garda Report
# Garda Report

In two years, 34,000 people who should have had fingerprints taken did not

Nov 12th 2014, 10:09 AM 10,588 Views 53 Comments

It means that criminals could be incorrectly freed argues a report from the Garda Inspectorate.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

'There's two of them in it; Don't annoy him; Let him sleep it off': Gardaí on domestic violence
# Garda Inspectorate
# Garda Inspectorate

'There's two of them in it; Don't annoy him; Let him sleep it off': Gardaí on domestic violence

Nov 11th 2014, 11:00 PM 31,923 Views 33 Comments

The Garda Inspectorate does not paint a good picture of how gardaí deal with incidents.

Taxi driver says garda arranged compensation from assault suspect
# Garda Inspectorate
# Garda Inspectorate

Taxi driver says garda arranged compensation from assault suspect

Nov 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 13,695 Views 20 Comments

The Inspectorate was very concerned about the outcome of this case.

# garda-inspectorate - Monday 10 November, 2014

O'Sullivan: 'No more Garda stations will be closed down'
# Milestone
# Milestone

O'Sullivan: 'No more Garda stations will be closed down'

Nov 10th 2014, 5:26 PM 6,417 Views 20 Comments

Minister Frances Fitzgerald said the Garda Inspectorate report into serious crime investigations will be a ‘road map’ for the future.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Fitzgerald and O'Sullivan poring over report into serious crime investigations
# Crime
# Crime

Fitzgerald and O'Sullivan poring over report into serious crime investigations

Nov 4th 2014, 4:25 PM 6,405 Views 9 Comments

The report examines how gardaí dealt with serious crimes over the last number of years.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

I wouldn't have treated whistleblowers that way --- Garda Inspectorate Chief

Jun 17th 2014, 11:27 AM 3,931 Views 5 Comments

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”.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'
# Justice Committee
# Justice Committee

Gardaí claim GSOC tells them: 'Accept this, it's no biggie... you just have to suck it up'

May 14th 2014, 4:33 PM 10,491 Views 21 Comments

John Redmond, chair of the AGSI, said gardaí sometimes had to apologise to complainants even if they weren’t in the wrong.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

6 reasons why Martin Callinan resigned as Garda Commissioner
# Explainer
# Explainer

6 reasons why Martin Callinan resigned as Garda Commissioner

Mar 25th 2014, 10:50 AM 30,528 Views 64 Comments

He’s gone, but why did he do it?

# garda-inspectorate - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Garda whistleblower says Shatter lives in 'an imaginary world'
# Whistleblowers
# Whistleblowers

Garda whistleblower says Shatter lives in 'an imaginary world'

Mar 13th 2014, 11:04 AM 10,630 Views 136 Comments

John Wilson said that he believes the majority of Irish people do not support the Justice Minister.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Damning report finds “inconsistent and widespread” breaches of penalty points policy
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Damning report finds “inconsistent and widespread” breaches of penalty points policy

Mar 12th 2014, 10:44 PM 13,728 Views 76 Comments

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
# Garda Inspectorate

Garda Inspectorate praises 'credible' Maurice McCabe, says 'nobody was watching the store'

Mar 12th 2014, 7:27 PM 7,654 Views 33 Comments

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Friday 28 June, 2013

'Second investigation into penalty points controversy needed' - road safety chief
# Points Probe
# Points Probe

'Second investigation into penalty points controversy needed' - road safety chief

Jun 28th 2013, 11:17 AM 4,313 Views 32 Comments

RSA boss Noel Brett wants the Garda Ombudsman to look again at the evidence provided by the whistleblower.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

Gardaí driving squad cars without specialist course - four years after report
# Garda Inspectorate
# Garda Inspectorate

Gardaí driving squad cars without specialist course - four years after report

Nov 6th 2012, 1:22 PM 9,156 Views 26 Comments

A report of the Garda inspectorate says a practice warned about four years ago is still continuing.