ONLINE ABUSE INCIDENTS BEING INVESTIGATED BY MONAGHAN GARDAÍ

16 February 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

JPC to consider awareness-raising initiative on
social media bullying and grooming

Director of Public Prosecutions as a result of Garda investigations into incidents of alleged online abuse in Co Monaghan, Tuesday’s meeting of Co Monaghan Joint Policing Committee was informed.

Garda Superintendent Noel Cunningham confirmed that prosecutions were being sought in a number of cases and said that the Gardaí were working with local schools to raise awareness of social media misuse and point out that those responsible for it were breaking the law.

The JPC agreed to consider ways in which it could contribute to public information and safeguarding in relation to the issue as part of its work programme for the year ahead.

The issue was raised….

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