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Minister Flanagan announces Government approval for drafting of key Policing legislation

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan TD, has announced that Government has today approved his proposals for the drafting of General Schemes to (1) extend the circumstances in which recording devices, including body-worn cameras, can be used by An Garda Síochána and (2) codify police powers of search, arrest and detention.

Statement from An Garda Síochána on Operational Policing Model

Minister Flanagan attends the Justice and Home Affairs Council meetings in Luxembourg

GOVERNMENT PRESS STATEMENT Oct 12th, 2018 The Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan T.D. attended the Justice and Home Affairs Council meetings in Luxembourg with his European counterparts on the 11th and 12th of October, 2018.   Topics for discussion included a new procedure for gathering electronic evidence within the EU (e-evidence), insolvency, fundamental rights, […]

Statement from An Garda Síochána on Operational Policing Model

General Secretary Attends Attestation of Garda Commissioner Harris

General Secretary, John Jacob attended the attestation ceremony for Commissioner Harris at Kevin Street Garda Station on Sunday night with other guests to witness this historic event.   Following his attestation, the Commissioner spoke with Mr. Jacob and said he was looking forward to his new role and the challenges ahead.     Mr. Jacob congratulated […]

Statement from An Garda Síochána on Operational Policing Model