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Garda response to 999 calls were ‘confused’ and ‘inadequate’

A series of failures was identified in how An Garda Síochána responded to alerts in the lead-up to the drowning of a young man in the Dublin docklands

7th October, 2018

An Garda Síochána has been ordered to carry out an “urgent investigation” into how it handles emergency and 999 calls after a series of failures was identified in how it responded to alerts in the lead-up to the drowning of a young man in the Dublin docklands.

Meanwhile, a crew dispatched by Garda command and control at Harcourt Street, following calls to the 999 and 112 emergency lines, went to...

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