An Garda Síochána's response to domestic abuse during the COVID-19 crisis is "the best it has ever been in Ireland", a new report suggests.
Published 7 August 2020
Two retired police officers identified as suspects in fatal shootings during riots in Belfast at the start of the Troubles will not be prosecuted, the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) has said.
Published 31 July 2020
More than a third of women in Ireland feel unsafe walking in their neighbourhood at night, according to new research.
Published 9 July 2020
Justice Minister Helen McEntee has reaffirmed the new government's commitment to implementing the recommendations of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland.
Published 7 July 2020
The chair of the Commission on the Future of Policing in Ireland has urged US police forces to look to Ireland for lessons on police reform.
Published 6 July 2020
The PSNI is facing renewed calls to suspend its use of spit hoods following new evidence that they provide no protection from COVID-19 and could in fact increase the risk of infection.
Published 25 June 2020
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal taken by a garda criticised by the Disclosures Tribunal.
Published 24 June 2020
The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has launched an investigation into the PSNI's enforcement of public health regulations at large public gatherings, including recent Black Lives Matter protests.
Published 23 June 2020
The PSNI has "questions to answer" after taking a light-touch approach to far-right protests in Belfast a week after fining dozens of Black Lives Matter protesters, a solicitor has said.
Published 15 June 2020
Lawyers, policing experts and community representatives will reflect on the policing of COVID-19 in Ireland in an online webinar tomorrow afternoon.
Published 11 June 2020
A proposed re-branding of the PSNI will not go forward for consultation in its current form following a sharp backlash from unionists.
Published 10 June 2020
A criminal defence lawyer who criticised safety measures at a specialist COVID-19 custody suite established by the PSNI in Belfast has bought his own personal protective equipment (PPE).
Published 9 June 2020
Police powers used to fine hundreds of people at Black Lives Matter protests in Northern Ireland over the weekend came into force just hours before the protests began, it has emerged.
Published 9 June 2020
The US city of Minneapolis is moving towards the abolition of its police department following weeks of protest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by one of its officers.
Published 8 June 2020
Gardaí have launched an investigation into whether a Black Lives Matter protest attended by thousands of people in Dublin broke public health restrictions introduced to tackle COVID-19.
Published 3 June 2020