Cancelled calls: Drew Harris told the Policing Authority on Thursday that 5,971 ‘priority 1’ calls were examined in a recent analysis. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Between 400 and 500 high-priority crimes, including domestic violence, were not investigated by gardaí because 999 calls were inappropriately cancelle(...)

Garda public order unit on South William Street, Dublin on June 6th. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The lifting of Covid-19 restrictions will create major issues for An Garda Síochána in coming months, with increased public expectations and complicat(...)

Under the new structure, the 14,500-strong Garda force will consist of up to 2,210 sergeants and 482 inspectors. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins

The Public Appointments Service is to take over the management of the majority of promotions within the Garda, paving the way for hundreds of promotio(...)

 Garda whistleblower Nicholas Keogh at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle in 2019. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Then TD and now MEP, Ming Flanagan brought the allegations made by Garda Nicky Keogh to the Dáil’s floor during Leaders’ Questions on May 8th, 2014, t(...)

The Public Accounts Committee has concluded the new €86.6 million premises on Military Road is no longer fit for purpose as it is too small to fit all Garda personnel housed in Harcourt Square.

At least two dedicated Garda bureaus tackling crimes in sensitive and increasingly challenging areas, including sexual offences and online frauds, wil(...)

New measures were put in place in November to ensure it was no longer possible to cancel emergency 999 calls about domestic abuse. Photograph: iStock

The number of 999 calls being cancelled by Garda members has fallen by more than half, and domestic violence call cancellations have dropped by two-th(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris  apologised to domestic violence victims whose emergency calls for help were not met with the kind of policing response they were entitled to.

The cancellation by Garda members of 999 emergency calls from victims of domestic violence has been described by the Policing Authority as troubling. (...)

Speaking at a public meeting of the Policing Authority on Thursday, Garda Commissioner Drew Harris apologised to domestic violence victims whose calls were cancelled.  Photo: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Gardaí investigating cancelled domestic violence 999 calls are also examining more than 19,000 other cancelled emergency calls related to “priority on(...)

 Garda Commissioner Drew Harris  said the problem of cancelled domestic violence 999 calls had been caused by “technological and procedural failings” as well as gardaí “not adhering” to practices set down for combating domestic violence. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has apologised to domestic violence victims whose emergency calls for help were not met with the kind of policing respo(...)

 Policing Authority chairperson Bob Collins made known his ‘deep dissatisfaction and significant concern’   File photograph: Paul Sharp/Sharpix

The Policing Authority has strongly criticised An Garda Síochána for an “unacceptable” delay of six months in informing it of a growing controversy in(...)

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