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Garda Commissioner Welcomes Appointment of Acting Assistant Commissioner by Policing Authority

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has welcomed today’s appointment by the Policing Authority of Pat Clavin as an acting Assistant Commissioner in An Garda Síochána.

Acting Assistant Commissioner Clavin was most recently a Detective Chief Superintendent heading the Criminal Assets Bureau.

Commissioner Harris said, "This appointment is very welcome. Pat has 38 years of policing experience across a wide variety of roles and areas in An Garda Síochána. His operational and professional standards experience will be of immense benefit to the organisation,” said Commissioner Harris.

Most recently Assistant Commissioner Clavin had been Chief Bureau Officer of the Criminal Assets Bureau since mid-2016. He was previously Chief Superintendent, Garda Professional Standards Unit, Chief Superintendent, Internal Affairs, and Chief Superintendent, DMR West. He was also a Superintendent in a number of Garda districts.

Policing Authority press release can be found here https://www.policingauthority.ie/en/all-media/news-detail/policing-authority-appoints-acting-assistant-commissioner-in-the-garda-siochana