Chief Superintendent Johanna O'Leary has been appointed to lead a new An Garda Síochána unit aimed at stamping out corruption inside the police force.
Published 14 August 2019
A former garda who was dismissed in 1982 has received formal acknowledgement that he was sacked because of his "alleged homosexual activity".
Published 9 August 2019
Solicitor John Wadham has been appointed as human rights advisor to the Northern Ireland Policing Board.
Published 31 July 2019
A man who was wrongfully arrested on suspicion of attacking his fiancée, even though she insisted it was another man, has been awarded over €1 million by a High Court jury.
Published 30 July 2019
Drugs and gang crime expert Dr Johnny Connolly, a research fellow at University of Limerick School of Law, addressed a Policing Authority meeting this morning on community safety oversight.
Published 25 July 2019
A rule mandating that police officers have degrees could remove 4,000 recruits from the front line, one force has claimed as it seeks judicial review of the policy.
Published 12 July 2019
A former garda who faced dismissal in the early 1980s after having a child out of wedlock has received an apology from Garda Commissioner Drew Harris and Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.
Published 17 June 2019
The Garda Inspectorate has commenced its first self-initiated inspection, examining counter corruption practices within An Garda Síochána.
Published 14 June 2019
All PSNI custody suites are set to have on-site nurses by next September, bringing Northern Ireland in line with most UK police forces.
Published 4 June 2019
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan told a law conference this morning that he plans to bring legislative proposals to the Cabinet this year to codify powers of arrest, search and detention.
Published 26 April 2019
An Garda Síochána has come under sharp criticism from the Policing Authority in a new report which says the organisation is "repeatedly over-promising and under-delivering".
Published 11 April 2019