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Thursday 9 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# garda resources

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# nuisance dealing
New garda crackdown to target 'blatant drug dealing' at Dublin city centre hot-spots
The garda crackdowns are targeting areas of the quays as well as particular areas of the Liberties in the south inner city.
# Frontline
Three west Dublin garda stations regularly share one patrol car as gang feud continues
A number of shootings related to the feud have happened in the last six months.
# garda resources
Tallaght gardai requested more 4WD vehicles days before Jobstown looting
The request was not met and just one four-wheel drive vehicle was available last night.
# Cybercrime
Just 29 gardaí tasked with tackling cybercrime despite surge in internet attacks
New survey found 44% of Irish organisations suffered an attack last year compared to just 25% in 2012.
# new recruits
Trainee gardaí out of pocket after sudden transfer to Dundalk
The probationary gardaí have been given three weeks to cancel their leases and move divisions.
# thin blue line
'They're just broken': The reality of border policing in a depleted force
Each border county has seen a significant drop in garda numbers in the last five years, and the officers on the ground are feeling the effects.
# manpower
'We have vulnerable people here and gardaí are 30 minutes away'
The group which had worked closesly with the late Garda Tony Golden has written to Nóirín O’Sullivan.
# Crime
Residents in Galway suburb terrorised by 'heroin-fuelled' burglaries
Sources say a small group of young thieves operating in the area are becoming more reckless and are not concerned about whether or not people are home when they break in.
# Computers
New national DNA database to become operational this year
IT improvements for the gardaí are on the way said Minister Frances Fitzgerald.
# Road Safety
Gaybo to resign as RSA chairman, criticises a lack of garda resources
The RSA thanked him for his ‘tireless’ work as a campaigner.
# garda resources
305 new garda vehicles will 'only keep us at our current level'
John Parker of the GRA said the new funding announced by Minister Shatter will not mean an increase in numbers in the fleet with one vehicle retired every two days.
# Off-Road
Garda escort bikes out of action for two months
According to sources, there is a belief among gardaí that the motorcycles were kept off the roads to save money and to avoid having to replace them as they reach their mileage limits.