The Policing Authority has completed a selection competition for the purpose of making appointments to the rank of Chief Superintendent in the Garda Síochána. The competition was announced on the Policing Authority website on 13 January 2023. Officers with at least two years at the rank of Inspector in the Garda Síochána or the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) were eligible to apply.
The competition was carried out in accordance with the Authority's functions under section 13 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005 relating to appointments to the ranks of Assistant Commissioner, Chief Superintendent and Superintendent, the governing regulations and the Authority’s Statement of Practice for the competition.
The Authority established a panel of candidates based on the Order of Merit determined by the Selection Board for this competition at its meeting of 25 May 2023.
A total of 106 applications were received with a breakdown by gender and organisation as follows:
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Application Form Chief Superintendent 2023
Candidate Information Booklet Chief Superintendent 2023
Expression of Interest Form Chief Superintendent 2023
Statement of Practice Chief Superintendent 2023
Candidate Privacy Statement 2023
Policing Authority Clearance Process
Practice Note in relation to Canvassing
Regulations Governing Selection Competitions S.I. 641 of 2016