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IrelandGarda Commissioner Drew Harris awarded for PSNI role in latest round of Queen's honours

09:10  08 june  2019
09:10  08 june  2019 Source:   thejournal.ie

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GARDA COMMISSIONER DREW Harris has been awarded in this year’s Queen ’ s birthday honours list for his services to policing and the community in Harris , who took up the role as head of An Garda Siochána last September, has been awarded the Queen ’ s Police Medal, which is awarded to

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris awarded for PSNI role in latest round of Queen ' s honours . Jun 7th 2019, 10:58 PM 26,450 Views 70 Comments. Harris ’ award was announced in a statement by the Policing Authority this evening.

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris awarded for PSNI role in latest round of Queen's honours © PA Wire PA Images Garda Commissioner Drew Harris file photo

GARDA COMMISSIONER DREW Harris has been awarded in this year’s Queen’s birthday honours list for his services to policing and the community in Northern Ireland.

Harris, who took up the role as head of An Garda Siochána last September, has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal, which is awarded to officers in the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth for “gallantry or distinguished service”.

In a statement this evening, the Police Authority congratulated Harris on his award.

Harris started his career in Northern Ireland’s Royal Ulster Constabulary in 1983, before being appointed as Deputy Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland in 2014.

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Garda Commissioner Drew Harris awarded for PSNI role in latest round of Queen ' s honours . Harris ’ award was announced in a statement by the Policing Authority this evening.

The current Garda Commissioner is Drew Harris , former Deputy Chief Constable of the PSNI , who took office on 3 September 2018.[1]. Traditionally, the Commissioner is the highest ranking police officer in the state, however the selection process for the position is now open to candidates from

His appointment as Garda Commissioner in June last year was the first time someone from outside of the State was chosen to lead the force.

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