File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A report by the Policing Authority exposing continuing resistance to reform within the Garda Síochána under a five-year modernisation plan should ring(...)

Those in the Garda who “shouted loudest” were often allocate resources rather than professional decision-making deciding resource allocation, report said

There is no vision in the Garda for what the force will look like and how it will work when a current expansion programme is completed, a new Policing(...)

Garda recruitment poster.

Only 1 per cent of the Garda’s membership is non-Irish or from an ethnic minority group and, for the sake of State security, that number needs to incr(...)

Currently, without the devices, gardaí have to phone the station and have someone there look up the information on the Pulse system. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Mobile devices which allow gardaí to check driver details at the side of the road are to be made available to 2,000 members of the force by the end of(...)

The Government has today appointed   Dr Vicky Conway to the Policing Authority.

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has announced two new appointments to the Policing Authority, the agency that oversees the performance of An Gar(...)

Assistant commissioner Fintan Fanning is currently suspended and under investigation by Gsoc but is due to retire in August File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A member of An Garda Síochána will be prevented from retiring if he or she is under investigation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission or succes(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has already begun implementing some recommended reforms. Photograh: Tom Honan

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris intends to use external recruitment agencies for the first time in an effort to fill key roles from the private sector.(...)

The slow and methodical nature of anticipated change in An Garda Síochána is reflected in a four-year plan, where priority has been given to enhancing the powers and administrative reach of Garda Commissioner Drew Harris (right). Photograph:  Don Moloney / Press 22

Concessions to discontented elements within An Garda Síochána, balanced by the creation of new managerial structures and the development of rights-bas(...)

There were  significant regional variations in the number of gardaí on sick leave in 2017, according to a report from the Garda Inspectorate.

The average garda was out sick for over a week in 2017, resulting in a €13.3 million loss to the exchequer. There were also significant regional vari(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and  Garda Commissioner Drew Harris condemned the attack on the private security firm tasked with evicting a farmer in Co Roscommon. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said events in Co Roscommon at the weekend were “a very serious crime” and that An Garda Síochána is treating them (...)

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