- 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