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Minister Flanagan announces implementation plan for Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland Report

Government endorses Commission’s vision for the future of policing Four-year High Level Implementation Plan published New post of National Security Co-ordinator and a Strategic Threat Analysis Centre (STAC) to be established in Department of the Taoiseach Work to commence on Policing and Community Safety Bill to redefine policing and provide for a new governance and […]

AGSI Take Part in First Ever Joint Remembrance Day Wreath-laying Ceremony in Belfast

AGSI Take Part in First Ever Joint Remembrance Day Wreath-laying Ceremony in Belfast

Historic wreath-laying for officers killed in Ireland conflicts. Police organisations from the Republic of Ireland joined the Police Federation for Northern Ireland (PFNI) in the first ever joint Remembrance Day wreath-laying ceremony in Belfast. Representatives from the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors (AGSI) and the Garda Representative Association (GRA) laid wreaths at the RUC […]

Minister Flanagan announces implementation plan for Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland Report

Commissioner and Minister respond to AGSI concerns around border policing resources

Concern over resources in border region say Sergeants and Inspectors AGSI General Secretary Antoinette Cunningham told RTÉ’s Six One News (Thursday October 31) that members in the border region are unanimous on the challenges facing operational policing. The Minister for Justice has said that the Government is doing everything it can to ease tension in border areas […]

Minister Flanagan announces implementation plan for Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland Report

Failure of Govt to pay for Trump and Pence visits undermines public welfare, says Gardaí

This article was originally published on IrishExaminer.com on September 2019 Written by Cormac O’Keeffe The Government should be “thoroughly embarrassed” that, unlike here, the British Treasury is directly footing the bill for all vistis by US President Donald Trump there. The Garda Representative Association said the insistence of the Irish Government that the policing and […]

Minister Flanagan announces implementation plan for Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland Report

Drew Harris will feel heat in rural Ireland over policing reforms

The poverty of the public conversation around community safety and policing was well-illustrated here last month when the respected chairwoman of the Policing Authority, Josephine Feehily, wrote about her concerns over the future of the Garda oversight bodies.

Minister Flanagan announces implementation plan for Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland Report

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.

Minister Flanagan announces implementation plan for Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland Report