Ireland: Garda report highlights failings

  • A report on crime investigation released by the Garda Inspectorate has identified 'many deficiencies' in systems and practices. 
  • Report found serious failures related to recording and classification of crimes; inexperienced police personnel investigating serious crimes. 
  • Highlighted lack of oversight of decision making processes; said there was 'no standardised crime management process'. 
  • Irish Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald, said the report raised serious concerns. 

Garda Inspectorate Report