Senior garda is suspended for allegedly taking 'secret photos' of female colleague
A chief superintendent has been suspended from duty over allegations he had taken "secret photographs" of a female colleague and then allegedly distributed the photos to other gardaí. His suspension was announced after a long-running internal investigation headed by Assistant Commissioner Michael O'Sullivan.The officer is based in the west of Ireland and he has been under investigation for alleged bullying and sexual harassment against his younger female colleague who is a civilian member of the force.
Gardaí are investigating a series of threats made against staff at the Football Association of Ireland ( FAI ), which has increased security measures on its campus at Abbotstown in west Dublin in recent days. In an email sent to staff last Friday, FAI interim executive lead Paul Cooke said the organisation
Gardaí attached to the South Central Divisional Drug Unit based at Kevin Street Garda Station have Gardaí are appealing to any persons who were in the vicinity of the Cathedral between those dates
Gardai are investigating threats made against FAI staff at their campus in West Dublin.
An email sent to staff last Friday confirmed that the organisation was “working in close partnership” with officers from Blanchardstown “in relation to a number of postal incidents”.
It is understood that threats were made in letters received last week after the FAI published revised accounts.
FAI interim executive lead Paul Cooke said that “certain safety measures in place purely as a precautionary mechanism”.
Homeowners in Castleknock urged to be vigilant after spate of break-ins over the weekend
Homeowners in Castleknock urged to be vigilant after spate of break-ins over the weekendGardai in Blanchardstown issued the warning this morning, adding that a grey Audi estate was seen near one of the targeted homes.
Gardaí cannot obtain mobile data warrants as a result of High Court decision last year. about an hour ago. An Garda Síochána has confirmed its ability to investigate online child exploitation is being hampered by a ruling in the successful appeal brought by convicted murderer Graham Dwyer.
Home News Crime Gardai launch investigation after assault and false imprisonment in Mountrath. The assault occurred when the victim who arrived for work was approached by a number of men who assaulted him and locked him into his car boot before they made good their escape.
He added: “A number of our programmes may be disrupted over the coming weeks as we continue our risk assessment."
The FAI was expected to come before the Oireachtas sport committee tomorrow to discuss its financial and other issues but cancelled the appearance on Tuesday.
It said it made the decision as the board was focused on securing a restructuring package it hopes will “guarantee the future” of the association and “safeguard” its 200 employees.
An FAI statement said: “As key board members and senior executive staff are required at meetings vital to the financial restructuring and the appointment of an independent chairperson, it is not possible for the FAI to appear before the Oireachtas committee on this occasion.
Three teens arrested for trying to rob Mullingar off-licence with fake gun
Three teens arrested for trying to rob Mullingar off-licence with fake gunThe attempted robbery saw two teens enter the store on Ashe Road shortly after 8pm yesterday evening.
+ RCMP in Nova Scotia have charged two people after threats were allegedly made against staff at a high school St. Bernard. According to Meteghan RCMP, officers began an investigation on Tuesday related to threats made by a 16-year-old boy towards staff at Saint Mary’s Bay Academy.
Ten investigations were conducted into the 2012 Benghazi attack, six of these by Republican-controlled House committees. Problems were identified with security measures at the Benghazi facilities
“The board remains committed to appearing before the committee on a date when the appropriate representatives are available.”
Six months pay to be offered to senior gardaí to encourage early retirement .
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris will seek 30 senior Garda officers to avail of the severance package. Up to 30 surplus posts across senior ranks will be identified as part of the move.These include 20 at the rank of Superintendent, eight at Chief Superintendent level, and two at Assistant Commissioner level.Voluntary basis The programme is to be on a voluntary basis, and to be limited to members of Superintendent rank and above, but not including the Garda Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner.Garda civilian staff at the level of Executive Director or Assistant Secretary level can also apply.