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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.

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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, […]

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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 […]

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RTÉ NEWS: AGSI calls for judge to investigate garda’s death

Originally published on RTE.ie The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors has written to the Minister for Justice seeking the establishment of a judicial inquiry into the conduct of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission The association says GSOC was a factor in the death of one of its members, Garda Sergeant Michael Galvin, who appears […]

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AGSI Statement on Appointment of Drew Harris as Garda Commissioner

General Secretary of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, John Jacob has congratulated Drew Harris on his appointment as the new Garda Commissioner.   “Mr. Drew Harris brings a wealth of experience to bear on the Garda organisation. The Garda organisation needs stable leadership as we face into a time of significant change in […]

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