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52 Gardaí missed at least a month’s work last year after being seriously assaulted on duty. According to Freedom of Information figures, a total of 162 officers missed at least a day because of an attack. In the Sligo/Leitrim district for 2019 there has been 3 recorded assaults, with officers…

The Oireachtas Justice Committee are being afforded the opportunity to question the Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, on his proposed organisational changes in the force later today. The Commissioner is proposing a number of changes including reducing the number of Garda divisions from 28 to 19 to free up officers for…

Gardaí working along the border are warning that they’re not equipped to tackle the current threats they face. The Garda Representative Association estimates an extra 1000 front line officers will be needed in the event of a hard Brexit. And some GRA members are calling for the return of automatic…

The Garda Representative Associaition have said they are dissappointed that a new site wasn’t confirmed as part of the National Development Plan. The Taoiseach and his cabinet were in Sligo last week to launch ‘Project 2040’ and there was a number of positive annoucements for the Northwest. But there is…

The Garda Representative Association says Gardai in the Sligo Leitrim division are clearly under-resourced based on the latest overtime figures. The figures revealed this week by the Department of Justice show that overtime last year in Sligo Leitrim was one of the lowest in the region. Just over 20,000 hours…