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# policing - Friday 5 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie One day’s policing in Belfast last month cost more than £300,000 PSNI

One day’s policing in Belfast last month cost more than £300,000

PSNI Chief Constable today issued a report to the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

# policing - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan Child Protection

Ombudsman for Children should have a role in new Independent Policing Authority – Logan

She also called for an independent audit of 700 cases where children were removed from their families by gardaí.

# policing - Sunday 24 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’re here to deal with the rotten apples’: Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York Policing

‘We’re here to deal with the rotten apples’: Thousands rally over chokehold death in New York

An unarmed black man died after being put into a chokehold by a police officer.

# policing - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie GSOC is getting new powers to investigate the Garda Commissioner Gsoc

GSOC is getting new powers to investigate the Garda Commissioner

The new Bill extends the powers and remit of the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission.

# policing - Monday 4 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should gardaí be tasked with improving quality of living? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí be tasked with improving quality of living?

Is this a positive move or should resources be focused on crime?

From TheJournal.ie “Only a matter of time” before private security try to take over residential policing Small Areas Policing

“Only a matter of time” before private security try to take over residential policing

A chief superintendent has made the warning while discussing the Small Areas Policing Programme, where community gardaí will be assigned to individual areas.

# policing - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started Garda Commissioner

Time to spruce up your CV: The search for a new Garda Commissioner has started

A “global executive search campaign” will be undertaken as part of the open recruitment process to appoint a new commissioner.

# policing - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an ‘independent’ policing authority? Justice

Opinion: What does it actually take to establish an ‘independent’ policing authority?

The Justice Minister has spoken out about the need for an Independent Garda Authority – but what will it take to achieve that?

# policing - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 20,000 applications for first garda recruitment in five years Garda Recruits

Over 20,000 applications for first garda recruitment in five years

One hundred new recruits due to start their two-year training programme in September.

# policing - Friday 30 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton ‘greatly admired’ Top Job

New PSNI chief constable George Hamilton ‘greatly admired’

He is currently head of rural policing in Northern Ireland.

# policing - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams: I’m very relaxed about most Sinn Féin supporters thinking I was in the IRA Chilled Out

Gerry Adams: I’m very relaxed about most Sinn Féin supporters thinking I was in the IRA

The Louth TD has always denied that he was in the IRA but says that he has never dissociated himself from the organisation.

# policing - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie PSNI chief rejects claims of a ‘dark side’ to the force Policing

PSNI chief rejects claims of a ‘dark side’ to the force

Martin McGuinness said that elements in the PSNI were against the peace process.

# policing - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video of woman being left in a bus lane by PSNI officers referred to Police Ombudsman PSNI

Video of woman being left in a bus lane by PSNI officers referred to Police Ombudsman

The PSNI says it will fully support the Ombudsman’s investigation.

# policing - Tuesday 25 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Gardaí who want to come forward must be protected’ Whistleblowers

‘Gardaí who want to come forward must be protected’

Frank McBrearty Jnr says that gardaí have not implemented the reforms suggested in the 2008 Morris Report.

# policing - Monday 17 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: There’s no credible alternative to an independent inquiry into GSOC allegations I Spy

Column: There’s no credible alternative to an independent inquiry into GSOC allegations

Faith in our national authorities has been badly shaken – the only way to restore it is to hold an independent inquiry, says Mark Kelly.

# policing - Sunday 20 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie These stunning photos from an Irish Air Corps patrol will take your breath away Air Patrol This post contains images

These stunning photos from an Irish Air Corps patrol will take your breath away

The Air Corps performs around 300 of these maritime patrols every year.

# policing - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie PSNI’s Historical Enquiries Team criticised in new report The Troubles

PSNI’s Historical Enquiries Team criticised in new report

The report found that Troubles review body investigated cases of state involvement with ‘less rigour’.

# policing - Friday 5 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 8,000 mobile phones stolen in first half of 2012 Theft

8,000 mobile phones stolen in first half of 2012

Gardaí have released figures on mobile phone theft as they prepare a new drive encouraging people to be wary of theft.

# policing - Thursday 4 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes Manchester

UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes

Greater Manchester Police said that people should be able to express their alternative sub-culture identity freely without having to tolerate hate crime.

# policing - Friday 25 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about garda station closures?

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan has said that cutbacks will not affect the standard of policing, but are you worried about the closure of 100 garda station?

# policing - Sunday 30 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Suspect device found under policeman’s car in Belfast – reports Northern Ireland This post contains images

Suspect device found under policeman’s car in Belfast – reports

The PSNI has confirmed a security alert but no official details have been released.

# policing - Thursday 27 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie US police using ‘tweetalongs’ to give public insight into job USA

US police using ‘tweetalongs’ to give public insight into job

Virtual ridealongs allow citizens to follow day in the work of an officer.

# policing - Saturday 22 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie €1m worth of cannabis plants seized Drugs Trade

€1m worth of cannabis plants seized

Two men are being questioned on latest drugs find while an eighth man is being charged this morning as part of Operation Nitrogen crackdown.

# policing - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Gardaí on Dublin streets on their new Segways They See Me Rollin
From TheJournal.ie Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween Halloween

Justice Minister confirms extra security measures for Halloween

Alan Shatter has outlined additional measures being taken to tackle anti-social behaviour on Halloween.

# policing - Monday 15 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie On the roads: Gardaí to get 170 new vehicles Vroom Vroom

On the roads: Gardaí to get 170 new vehicles

Around €3 million will be spend on the new vehicles, which will include patrol cars, unmarked cars and vans.

# policing - Monday 1 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Dublin’s Joint Policing Committee opens its door to migrants Policing

Dublin’s Joint Policing Committee opens its door to migrants

Zéphyrin Ngaliema Mukoko, a qualified solicitor who has helped hundreds of immigrants in Ireland, joined the committee today.

# policing - Wednesday 13 June, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Six gardaí convicted of crimes last year – Garda Ombudsman Gardaí

Six gardaí convicted of crimes last year – Garda Ombudsman

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission says it received 2,275 complaints last year, with more than one third relating to abuse of authority by gardaí.

# policing - Sunday 20 May, 2012

Are you ‘shovel ready’? 11 bits of jargon you didn’t want to know Buzzwords This post contains images

Are you ‘shovel ready’? 11 bits of jargon you didn’t want to know

Going on a “client journey”? Looking for the “USP? Planning a “mind share”? Then you’ll know what all this lot are on about…

# policing - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Garda Commissioner: Station closures will affect areas but communities can help reduce crime Policing

Garda Commissioner: Station closures will affect areas but communities can help reduce crime

Martin Callinan says the closure of Garda stations will affect communities – but that plans were in place to minimise the impact of such changes.

# policing - Friday 6 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Four police officers in Northern Ireland suspended in racism inquiry Racism

Four police officers in Northern Ireland suspended in racism inquiry

The officers were suspended from duty after the discovery of racist and sectarian text messages.

# policing - Tuesday 3 April, 2012

From TheJournal.ie More garda station closures in future, Shatter warns Garda Stations

More garda station closures in future, Shatter warns

The Minister for Justice said there would be a “rationalisation” of stations, in addition to those already slated for closure.

# policing - Thursday 29 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think there should be ‘open prisons’? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think there should be ‘open prisons’?

There are 19 inmates on the run from open prisons in Ireland. Only 6 per cent of our total prison population is in an open centre. Do we need them at all? You decide…

# policing - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie PSNI officers to be allowed apply for Garda Síochana jobs Policing

PSNI officers to be allowed apply for Garda Síochana jobs

Senior PSNI officers can now apply senior roles in the Republic of Ireland under new guidelines introduced by the government today.

# policing - Monday 27 February, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit China Visit

Complaint to Garda Ombudsman over treatment of protesters during China visit

The Garda Ombudsman is reviewing a complaint concerning the treatment of protesters during the recent official visit of China’s Vice President to Ireland.

# policing - Saturday 17 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie 337 Gardaí to retire between December and February Gardaí

337 Gardaí to retire between December and February

Hundreds of gardaí have applied to retire over the next few months, including an assistant commissioner and five chief superintendents.

# policing - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures Budget 2012 This post contains images

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

# policing - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Tough words from PM David Cameron to rioters Riots

Tough words from PM David Cameron to rioters

As police get ready to make arrests based on CCTV footage, he said that “phoney concerns about human rights” will not get in the way of publishing pictures of rioters.

# policing - Thursday 5 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why are the Irish so apathetic about antisocial behaviour? Opinion

Column: Why are the Irish so apathetic about antisocial behaviour?

Clare Kleinedler is a freelance journalist and American ex-pat who relocated to Drogheda from Los Angeles last year. In her blog this week she asks the question; why are the Irish so accepting of antisocial behaviour?

# policing - Tuesday 8 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie ‘Crime map’ lets UK public see what offences are committed on their doorstep Crime Map

‘Crime map’ lets UK public see what offences are committed on their doorstep

New mapping facility is aiming to keep people safer – and increase transparency in crime-fighting.