Policing commission says current system 'set up to fail'

Policing commission says current system 'set up to fail'
'Too many Garda divisions,' report says

Chairperson Kathleen O’Toole says current shortcomings are not down to resources, but 'critical systemic problems related to structures, accountability mechanisms, management processes and culture'

A new district policing model, a streamlined oversight system and a new structure for national security are among the measures proposed by the Commission on the Future of Policing, whose report was published on Tuesday afternoon.

The commission was set up in 2017 to look into all aspects of policing in Ireland after the Gardaí were hit by a number of controversies, including the fake breath test scandal. Its chairperson Kathleen O’Toole said...

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