Ballymote Inspector urges people ‘to get to know your local guard’

An Inspector in the Sligo Leitrim Garda division says community engagement is key in tackling crime.

Ballymote-based inspector Padraic Burke was one of the speakers at a well attended community meeting in Loftus Hall in Ballymote on Wednesday.

He says they now have a number of different platforms to engage with the community.

He says getting to know your local guard is very important in tackling issues that arise locally: