Time for new leadership in An Garda Síochána

So long as the Garda Commissioner remains in place, confidence in the administration of justice will not be restored

14th May, 2017
Garda Commission Nóirín O'Sullivan

When new recruits take up the honour of serving in An Garda Síochána for the first time, they are asked to sign a code of ethics based on four core values: honesty, accountability, respect and professionalism.

These values, according to the code, are essential in ensuring the force’s “closeness” to the people it serves and the “mutual respect and support” between the public and policing that has made it “one of...

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