Sources said it was impossible to determine if foreign nationals were over-represented as victims of assault in the Republic. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Republic’s crime statistics should set out the ethnicity of assault victims to determine if foreign nationals are over-represented in street attac(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris noted that recently released crime figures show a significant increase in sexual offences. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

Garda spending exceeded projections by €32 million at the end of August this year, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has told the Policing Authority. A(...)

The Garda Press Office said the unit will provide ‘support to local policing and local Garda members’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A new armed support unit to police the border region is to begin operations in Cavan-Monaghan on Monday. The new unit is to be based in Cavan and wil(...)

The scene of the fatal assault on Vincent Parsons in Killinarden in August. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two days after Vincent Parsons died from injuries suffered in a savage beating on a roadside in west Dublin, it was business as usual in the places he(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris  in his public meeting with the Policing Authority. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The head of the Policing Authority has disputed assertions by the largest Garda staff bodies that the reform plans of Garda Commissioner Drew Harris w(...)

 Garda Commissioner Drew  Harris also revisited the problems identified last year with the Garda Youth Diversion programme that saw more than 3,000 young people not pursued for alleged crimes.   Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The visits to Ireland of US President Donald Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence cost the Garda up to €18 million, it has emerged. The figure is mu(...)

Drew Harris is seen by some as being more akin to a chief executive than a traditional Garda commissioner. Photograph: Alan Betson

One year ago this week, Drew Harris, formerly the deputy chief constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland, became Commissioner of An Gar(...)

The authority’s mid-year review was positive about the fact that there had been an increase in road safety detections.

One in five gardaí have still not signed up to the force’s code of ethics, according to a mid-year assessment of improvements in An Garda Síochána by (...)

Proposed reorganisation could have a ‘significant effect’ on the working lives of gardaí

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has raised concerns over the “downgrading” of roads policing within the radical shake-up of An Garda Síochána announce(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has told the Policing Authority he intends to come within budget, adding that he has informed senior Garda management who control budgets to find ways of making savings. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Garda officers have been told to make savings so the force can stay in budget this year at a time when Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said some fo(...)

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