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Garda row with CSO delays release of crime statistics

Garda Inspectorate report last year report casts doubt on accuracy of Pulse database . CSO to collect independent crime statistics, bypassing Garda Síochána entirely

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

15th February, 2015
The quarterly crime statistics have been delayedPhotocall

The release of the national crime statistics has been delayed for two months, due to a row between the Central Statistics Office (CSO) and the Garda Síochána over their accuracy.

The CSO had been due to release its latest update on the number of murders, robberies, sexual offences and other crimes last December. But the bulletin on the crime statistics for quarter two of last year has still not been released...

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