The Policing Authority has today published an interim update by Mr. Derek Penman on the preliminary examination of the Garda Síochána review of the closure of Computer Aided Dispatch(CAD) incidents.
The Policing Authority has today published ‘The Garda Síochána and Child Mental Health: An investigation of pathways to crisis mental health care’ by Professor Fiona McNicholas and Dr. Louise Rooney, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UCD School of Medicine and Dr Deirdre Healy, UCD Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin.
The Policing Authority congratulates Catherine Pierse, who has been appointed by Government to be the next Director of Public Prosecutions.
The Policing Authority has been actively engaged with the issue of the unwarranted cancellation of 999 calls since being first informed in December 2020 and, especially, since more detailed and comprehensive information was made available in May 2021.
The Policing Authority has today published its first Assessment of Policing Performance in 2021. The assessment covers the policing performance in the first six months of 2021 and is made primarily but not exclusively against the commitments made by the Garda Síochána in its Policing Plan 2021.
The Policing Authority has appointed Mr. Derek Penman to conduct an independent, external preliminary examination of the adequacy of the review being undertaken by the Garda Síochána of the invalid and unwarranted closure of CAD incidents.
The Policing Authority has today published the 15th in a series of reports on its assessment of policing performance by the Garda Síochána during the COVID-19 crisis, which was submitted to the Minister for Justice on Monday.
The Policing Authority will soon publish a call for research applications on ‘The experience of policing in Ireland by diverse and minority communities’. To support the publication on 8 July 2021, the Authority will host an event to provide a brief introduction to the research topic, requirements and application timelines.