Saturday October 24, 2020

Policing a paradigm shift

17th December, 2014

Ever since the report of the Garda Inspectorate was published last week, practically every commentator has reached for the word ‘culture’ to try to explain what is so badly wrong with An Garda Síochána and what needs to be done to fix it.

Dysfunctional cultures have been cited as the root cause of a catalogue of institutional failures over the past two decades. Words like cover-up, collusion, cosy, clubby,...

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