ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER SAYS INCREASING CO MONAGHAN GARDA NUMBERS IS A PRIORITY

11 May 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Peter Hughes

A commitment that he would prioritise the deployment of additional Gardaí to Co Monaghan was made by Garda Assistant Commissioner Barry O’Brien when he met the members of the Co Monaghan Joint Policing Committee last week. Assistant Commissioner O’Brien conceded that Monaghan had undergone “a significant reduction” in Garda personnel and described himself as unapologetically parochial when it came to the resources needed in the northern Garda region (including Co Monaghan) for which he had responsibility. In a wide-ranging discussion, the senior Garda officer, who was joined at the meeting by…

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