A new cross-border crime agency is not "practicably possible" due to the collapse of devolution in Northern Ireland, Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said.
Published 11 November 2019
Former justice minister Dermot Ahern has called for the consideration of a new north-south body focused on policing in order to crack down on cross-border crime.
Published 7 November 2019
The Metropolitan Police unlawfully banned London protests by environmental movement Extinction Rebellion last month, the High Court in London has ruled.
Published 7 November 2019
The Policing Authority has today announced that it has commissioned a review of the An Garda Síochána adult caution scheme.
Published 18 October 2019
The criminal justice system in England and Wales is "now dysfunctional and defective, broken and on-the-floor", policing watchdog chief Sir Thomas Winsor has warned.
Published 17 September 2019
Gardaí are planning a number of raids on solicitors' offices as part of a crackdown on insurance fraud, according to reports.
Published 16 September 2019
Around 35,000 children have been stopped and searched by PSNI officers in the past nine years with little benefit for community safety, a major stop and search policing conference will hear today.
Published 4 September 2019
The treatment of people in Garda custody will be subject to an independent review announced today by the Garda Inspectorate.
Published 29 August 2019
The landmark restructuring of An Garda Síochána announced today will "reduce bureaucracy" and lead to a "more agile and responsive police service", Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said.
Published 22 August 2019
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