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Travellers are discriminated against by gardaí and the judiciary, according to a study. Researchers concluded that members of the ethnic minority group are “over policed as suspects and under policed as victims”.

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The indiscriminate collection of mobile phone data will only be allowed where a judge agrees there are national security grounds to do so, under new legislation which follows a successful EU court challenge brought by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer. The Department of Justice yesterday published the

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A forthcoming conference will bring together experts to discuss police custody in Ireland for the first time. Taking place in Blackhall Place on 29 and 30 September 2022, the conference will hear from gardaí, members of the Garda Inspectorate and the Policing Authority, representatives of NGO

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A group of young men, known as the "Derry Four", were coerced into confessing to the murder of a soldier in 1979, an investigation by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has concluded. The watchdog investigated on the foot of complaints from the men, three of whom were aged 17 at the time and

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The Office of the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland is considering whether to launch an investigation into the use of strip-searches against dozens of under-18s last year. A recent investigation by The Detail revealed that PSNI officers strip-searched children and young people under the age of 1

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A significant High Court ruling has effectively brought an end to the practice of gardaí presenting criminal cases to the District Court on behalf of their colleagues. Until now, gardaí have regularly appeared in court to present cases in which they have no involvement on behalf of the

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Legislation underpinning the retention of data by gardaí will be amended following a successful EU court challenge brought by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer, the government has announced. In April, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that the "general

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The PSNI is facing legal action after a data breach reportedly saw the personal information of 152 people shared with police in the United States. The force said it had referred itself to the Police Ombudsman and informed the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) in relation to the breach, the Bel

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Volunteer police officers in England and Wales will be armed with Tasers under controversial UK government plans. In a speech to the Police Federation annual conference, home secretary Priti Patel said special constables would be authorised to carry the electric stun guns in response to calls from p

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