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Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors calls on Government to consider the practical application and enforcement of additional proposed legislation  The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has called on the Government to consider the practical application and enforcement of the proposed legislation that they are drafting up for members of An Garda Síochána under […]

AGSI Calls for Immediate and Urgent Clarification on Possible Stepped Up Enforcement Powers

AGSI Statement on Death of Detective Garda

Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors Statement on Death of Detective Garda The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has expressed its deepest condolences to the family of a Garda Detective shot in Castlerea overnight. The AGSI described the incident as a devastating loss for his family, friends and colleagues. General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

AGSI Express Disappointment at Lack of Priority Testing for Members

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has expressed its deep disappointment that Garda management have decided not to seek priority COVID-19 testing for its members. The organisation represents almost 2,500 middle-ranking Gardaí and have been in discussions over the last number of weeks with Garda management on progressing this issue on behalf of […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

AGSI Statement on Public Complaints of the Non-Wearing of Masks by Gardai during COVID-19

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors wants to clarify to the public that Gardaí do not routinely wear face masks when policing COVID-19 checkpoints and / or on other related duties.  In a statement  AGSI said it was disappointed to learn that complaints were made to The Garda Sìochàna Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) relating to […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

AGSI on the Wearing of Masks during COVID-19

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors wants to clarify to the public that Gardaí do not routinely wear face masks when policing COVID-19 checkpoints and / or on other related duties. In a statement  AGSI said it was disappointed to learn that complaints were made to The Garda Sìochàna Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) relating to […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

AGSI on Border Policing During COVID-19

The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors says that policing COVID-19 is proving difficult. Our President Cormac Moylan and General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham undertook media interviews on this matter. Antoinette Cunningham speaks to This Week on RTE Radio 1 – Listen below  Cormac Moylan speaks to Newstalk Breakfast – Listen here Antoinette Cunningham speaks to […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

AGSI in the Media | Today with Sean O’Rourke

AGSI Calls for Range of Measures to Protect Members During COVID-19 “We cannot protect the public if we are not protected” The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has called for a range of measures to be introduced to ensure the safety of their members as COVID-19 takes hold. In an interview with Sean […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

Sergeants and Inspectors Respond to New National Policing Plan on COVID-19

“Our members will not be found wanting in protecting the public during COVID-19”   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has attended two briefings with Garda management on a new policing plan to be implemented in response to COVID-19. The extensive plan will require AGSI members to work 12-hour shifts, defer planned retirements, […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

Equalisation of Worker Rights for Sergeants and Inspectors Welcome

Historic Day as AGSI Welcome Access to Workplace Relations Commission and Labour Court   The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has described today as ‘historic’ with members of An Garda Síochána having access to the Workplace Relations Commission and the Labour Court for the first time. From today, Garda members will have access to […]

Enhanced Garda Powers to Police COVID-19 Need to be Practical and Applicable

AGSI Highlight Need to Keep Policing on the Agenda

Association asks aspiring Government to prioritise policing and to keep local communities safe    The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) has said it cannot remain silent following the shocking levels of violence that has beset Irish society over the past number of days and which is being played out in the political arena.  […]

AGSI Calls for Immediate and Urgent Clarification on Possible Stepped Up Enforcement Powers