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Countering the Threat of Internal Corruption

2021-04-15T17:21:22+00:00March 25th, 2021|

Countering the Threat of Internal Corruption - Report Countering the Threat of Internal Corruption - Executive Summary This report marks a significant milestone for the Garda Inspectorate as it is the outcome of the first self-initiated inspection. Due to the unique nature of policing, internal corruption will always pose a [...]

Public Order Policing

2020-11-03T17:34:38+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Public Order Policing Report Executive Summary This report, requested by the Policing Authority, is an examination of the effectiveness of public order policing by the Garda Síochána. It explores a number of themes, including: strategy, governance and accountability; capability and capacity; operational delivery; and post-incident management. The report identifies areas [...]

Policing with Local Communities

2020-01-20T17:27:05+00:00September 21st, 2018|

Policing with Local Communities Report Executive Summary This report was completed on foot of a Policing Authority request to examine the dispersement and use of resources available to the Garda Síochána in the delivery of policing services. It examines policing from the strategic perspective through to operational service delivery and looks at [...]

Responding to Child Sexual Abuse – Follow up Review

2020-12-08T10:16:07+00:00February 27th, 2018|

Responding to Child Sexual Abuse - Follow up report Executive Summary This report, requested by the Minister for Justice and Equality, is a follow-on review of the Inspectorate’s 2012 report entitled Responding to Child Sexual Abuse. It is the first time that the Inspectorate has specifically re-examined an area previously inspected. This [...]

Changing Policing in Ireland

2020-01-20T17:26:59+00:00December 9th, 2015|

Changing Policing in Ireland Report Executive Summary This report, requested by the Minister for Justice and Equality, arose from commitments made in the Haddington Road Agreement 2013-2015, which provided for a review of the Garda Síochána.The Inspectorate was requested to examine all aspects of the administration and operation of the Garda Síochána including [...]