Drew Harris: Gardaí ‘must evolve’ to deal with new types of disorder

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An Garda Síochána “must evolve” to deal with a “different form of disorder than what we have experienced before”, the Garda Commissioner has told members of the Oireachtas.

Drew Harris is appearing in front of the justice committee following the unprecedented riots in Dublin city last Thursday evening, sparked by the stabbing of three young children and their carer by Parnell Square.

The Commissioner took committee members through the garda response to both the stabbing ...