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Assistant Commissioner Dublin Metropolitan Region

Assistant Commissioner Pat Leahy

 

Title: Assistant Commissioner Dublin Metropolitan Region

Name: Patrick Leahy

Native Of: Cork

Appointed: June 2017

Joined: 1982

Recent Career Highlights:

2017 – 2017 – Assistant Commissioner Community Engagement and Public Safety

2008 – 2017 – Divisional Officer D.M.R (North Central)

2007 – 2008 – Chief Superintendent (Professional Standards Unit)

2005 – 2007 – Superintendent (National – Operational Support Unit)

2003 – 2005 – District Officer (Castlebar District)

1999 – 2003 – Inspector D.M.R (South Central)

International Experience:

2012 – Head of Mission – Malawi (Irish Aid -  Police Reform Programme)

2010 - Head of Mission – Uganda (Irish Aid -  Joint Irish and UK Police Reform Programme)

2005 – U.N. Police Expert – Lebanon (Fact Finding Mission – Assassination of Rafiq Hariri)

2002 – U.N. Police Expert – Jenin, West Bank (Fact Finding Mission – Alleged Atrocities)

1996 – U.N. Commander – Bosnia and Herzegovina (Vogosca and Ilidza – Sarajevo Region)

1992 – U.N. Special Investigations – Cambodia (Investigations Supervisor Phnom Penh)

1989 – U.N. Special Investigations – Namibia (Investigations Northern Namibia - Oshakati)

Qualifications:

2017 -  Final year - PhD  in Business Administration – (Dublin City University)

2008 -  Advanced Management (Diploma). (Police Leadership – University College Dublin)

2008 -  Excellence Assessment (Certificate).  (Excellence Ireland E.I.Q.A.)

2007 -   21ST Century Leadership (Certificate).  (Harvard University USA)

2006 -   Strategy and Innovation (Executive Certificate). (MIT USA)

2006 -   Strategic H.R.M. (Certificate). (Irish Management Institute)

2005 -   Masters Degree, International Executive (MBA) (Smurfit Business School U.C.D.)

2002 –  B.A. Degree, Public Management (Administration of Justice Stream) (I.P.A.)

2002 –  Executive Leadership (Certificate). (Harvard University USA)

2002 –  Conflict Management (Certificate). (Harvard University USA)

Achievements:

2010 –Taoiseach’s ‘Public Service Excellence Award’ (Offender Management)

2011 – European, ‘Public Sector Best Practice Award’ (Offender Management)

2015 – National ‘Q Mark’ for ‘Quality Management Systems’ Level 2.

2015 – European ‘Public Sector Best Practice Award’(Community Policing)