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Fancy wearing the blue? The Garda Reserve is taking on 300 more recruits
It’s part of a plan to increase the size of both the reserve and regular garda forces.
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A big recruitment drive in the Irish Defence Forces has already closed
Nearly half of the places have been filled this year.
Opinion: US policing culture is growing increasingly violent – so where will it end?
Adjusting for the disparity in population, citizens in Britain – another country with armed police – are around 100 times less likely to be shot by a police officer than Americans.