Policing report gets a muted response

Minister for Justice says policing proposals will be addressed, but senior gardaí remain sceptical

23rd September, 2018

Justice minister Charlie Flanagan waited two days for the dust to settle before coming out to show his hand on the Report of the Commission on the Future of Policing. With some senior gardaí viewing the recommendations in the report as costly, “wildly aspirational” and unimplementable, the delayed government endorsement did not go unnoticed. The report had been delivered to the department six days before publication last Tuesday while the minister was out of the...

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