Drew Harris

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GSoc has criticised the practice of gardaí investigating gardaí. Photograph: Collins

Oversight of An Garda Síochána is “not possible” because the force is continuing to conduct criminal and disciplinary investigations into its own memb(...)

Complaints about anti-social behaviour on the Dart almost doubled last year to 96 from 52 the previous year.

Extra gardaí are set to be deployed on trains in the coming months following a significant increase in reports of harassment and antisocial behaviour,(...)

Violence in Drogheda: some of the recently affected areas, including a house damaged by a petrol bomb. Photographs: Dara Mac Dónaill and Ciara Wilkinson

On a cold Tuesday afternoon, there is no one out on the streets of Moneymore, one of the estates at the heart of a violent feud that has gripped Drogh(...)

Garda presence: Garda Chief Superintendent in Louth says gardaí are prepared to talk to both gangs to find some sort of resolution. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Garda Chief Superintendent in Louth has said the two criminal gangs involved in recent feuding in Drogheda once worked together but have now “impl(...)

Fine Gael TD Fergus O’Dowd, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris. Photograph: Simon Carswell

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has sought to reassure people in Drogheda that additional gardaí being assigned to deal with the town’s feuding drug ga(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan  says he ‘does not accept’ the accusation he is negligent of Garda resourcing issues. Photograph: Garrett White / Collins Photo Agency

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has said organised crime will not be allowed to “run amok”. Speaking at the Garda Representative Association (GRA) an(...)

A house is damaged in a petrol bomb attack in Loughboy, Drogheda, Co Louth. Photograph: Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating more than 70 individual incidents directly related to the ongoing feud in Drogheda since last summer, it has emerged. Local (...)

Members of Republican Sinn Féin during their Easter Rising commemoration outside the GPO in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

There are no plans at present to ban public marches or displays with paramilitary trappings by subversive republican groups. Minister for Justice Cha(...)

The call for divisional armed support units comes as gang feuding has spread beyond Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Rank-and-file gardaí want 24-hour armed units set up in all 28 Garda divisions to deal with armed crime and are also seeking a full-time Public Order (...)

When Drew Harris became Garda Commissioner last September, the period covered by the 2018 plan had largely expired. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Garda’s annual policing plan features arrangements and targets for recording and solving crime, recruiting new staff and rolling out new technolog(...)

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