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Garda Inspectorate press release on announcement of new Garda Siochana Operating Model

2021-03-22T12:20:17+00:00August 22nd, 2019|

The Garda Inspectorate welcomes the announcement today by the Garda Commissioner of a new operating model for the Garda Síochána. Welcoming the restructuring that will result in fewer regions and divisions, Chief Inspector Mark Toland said, rationalising the number of divisions will create significant benefits including an increase in the number of front line resources [...]

Press Statement on 2018 Progress Report of Criminal Justice (FCPS) Working Group

2021-03-22T12:21:08+00:00July 26th, 2019|

Publication by the Criminal Justice (Fixed Charged Processing System) Working Group 2018 Progress Report The Inspectorate welcomes the publication yesterday by the Ministers for Justice & Equality and Transport, Tourism & Sport of the 2018 Progress Report of the Criminal Justice Fixed Charge Processing System (FCPS)) Working Group, which was established to oversee and facilitate [...]

Publication of Garda Inspectorate Report: Public Order Policing; A Review of Practice in the Garda Siochana

2021-03-22T12:21:45+00:00June 25th, 2019|

Publication of Garda Inspectorate Report Public Order Policing - A Review of Practices in the Garda Síochána - Identifies areas of good practice, such as standardised training and multi-agency cooperation, briefing days for senior managers and advance welfare briefings - While incidents and risk of widespread disorder in Ireland are relatively low, inconsistent governance and [...]

Press Release – Counter Corruption Practices in the Garda Siochana

2021-03-22T12:23:01+00:00June 14th, 2019|

The Garda Inspectorate commences an inspection of Counter Corruption Practices within the Garda Síochána The Garda Inspectorate has commenced its first self-initiated inspection, examining counter corruption practices within the Garda Síochána. The inspection will focus on the effectiveness of the Garda Síochána at preventing, detecting and mitigating against internal corruption. Specifically the terms of reference will [...]

Policing with Local Communities

2021-03-22T12:24:07+00:00December 21st, 2018|

The Garda Inspectorate welcomes the publication today by the Minister for Justice and Equality of the Inspectorate's thirteenth report entitled Policing with Local Communities and the Minister's decision that it be referred to the Garda Commissioner and the Implementation Group on Policing Reform so that it can be taken into account in their work. Carried [...]