John O’ Brien, retired Detective Chief Superintendent and GSRMA member, has an interesting article in the Irish Times, Saturday, 17th October. Under the above heading it reads: “Public disclosure on crime and policing should be led and informed by Gardai themselves. Policing by it nature takes place on the fault lines of society. It is adversarial in character, and paradoxiclly it can be incredibly satisfying to its practioners. It is normal to encounter crisis and challenges. Gardai walk in harm’s way on a daily basis as part of their services to the community. Eighty-eight members of the Garda Síochána have given their lives in the service of this State ………..
Read the Irish Times article Does the Garda have capacity to meet the current challenges ?