Safety of Gardai in Sligo brought into question

The safety of members of An Garda Siochana in Sligo has been brought into question.


It follows an incident in Sligo Garda Station in recent days in which a man brandished a knife and threatened Gardai.


The man was disarmed and apprehended by Gardai with investigations ongoing.


But Local People before Profit Cllr Gino O’Boyle believes that this incident shines a worrying light on the safety of Gardai and how well equipped they really are to deal with a situation like this.


He says its lucky that nobody was injured: