Policing

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Thousands of 999 calls about domestic violence were ignored by gardaí between 2019 and 2020, an ongoing internal investigation has found. Concerns have been raised by domestic abuse charities about the scale of the issue, which first came to light in late 2020.

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An internal review by the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has concluded it was right not to charge politicians who attended the controversial funeral of republican Bobby Storey. The PPS initiated a review process after receiving three formal requests to re-examine decisions taken in relation to a g

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Prosecutors were right not to charge politicians who attended the controversial funeral of republican Bobby Storey because there was no realistic prospect of them being convicted, a report has found. Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) said the P

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The RUC failed to effectively investigate the killings of four people by police officers at the start of the Troubles in 1969, the Police Ombudsman has found. In a 128-page report published today, Marie Anderson said there were significant operational and investigative failures by the RUC in relatio

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Compensation claims by gardaí for injuries sustained in the line of duty will be brought within the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) process under new legislation. Gardaí currently have to apply for authorisation from the Department of Justice to seek compensation in the High

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The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal brought by the Commissioner of An Garda Síochána against an award of damages for false imprisonment, rejecting arguments that damages for unlawful detention could not be awarded where the plaintiff would have been lawfully detained if correct

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The Policing Authority established itself as an effective oversight body in its first five years of operation, an internal review has concluded. The watchdog yesterday published a review of the general performance of its functions, as required by section 62O(4) of the Garda Síochána Ac

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Justice Minister Helen McEntee will today meet the family of George Nkencho, whose killing by gardaí in December prompted protests across the country. Ms McEntee will not discuss the ongoing investigation by the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC), The Irish Times reports

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An investigation has cleared gardaí of mishandling a complaint from a woman who reportedly accused a judge of inappropriate behaviour towards her. According to the Irish Independent, the woman filed a complaint in 2016 after the judge presiding over her civil case phoned her after a hearing,

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The Department of Justice must develop a strategy to address the threat posed by corruption in the criminal justice sector, the Garda Inspectorate has urged. Its inspection report makes 34 recommendations to prevent corruption in An Garda Síochána and other agencies, and highlights the

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Technical legislation is set to be brought forward to facilitate the "full rollout" of An Garda Síochána's new operating model. Ministers today published the general scheme of the Criminal Justice (Garda Síochána Operating Model) Bill, which will eliminate legislative imp

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