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#Garda Inspectorate

# garda-inspectorate - Friday 14 June, 2019

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 27 February, 2018

'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.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

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 - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

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-inspectorate - Thursday 15 January, 2015

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

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'

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

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

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

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Monday 10 November, 2014

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

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”.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

6 reasons why Martin Callinan resigned as Garda Commissioner

He’s gone, but why did he do it?

# garda-inspectorate - Thursday 13 March, 2014

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

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.

# garda-inspectorate - Friday 28 June, 2013

'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.

# garda-inspectorate - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

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.