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Garda Commissioner Welcomes attestation and appointment of Assistant Commissioner Jonathan Roberts.

Issue Date: 16th August 2022

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has welcomed the attestation and appointment of Mr. Jonathan Roberts to the rank of Assistant Commissioner in An Garda Síochána which took place yesterday Monday 15th August, 2022.

"Jonathan has a wealth of organisational and operational experience that will be of immense benefit to An Garda Síochána as we continue to improve the service we provide."

Assistant Commissioner Roberts will formally take-up the role of Assistant Commissioner, Governance and Accountability on the retirement in October of Assistant Commissioner Patrick Clavin.

Assistant Commissioner Roberts joins An Garda Síochána from the Police Service of Northern Ireland having been successful in the Assistant Commissioner Promotion competition recently completed by the Policing Authority.

Jonathan Roberts has most recently held a dual role in the PSNI as Head of Learning and Development, and Professional Standards including Anti-Corruption, and has also acted as T/Assistant Chief Constable, Operational Support Department.

Prior to this, he has held roles including District Commander for Belfast, Head of the PSNI College, and Superintendent for Performance, Assurance and Justice in Belfast District. Earlier in his career Jonathan was the Head of Belfast based Major Investigation Teams, following on from extensive experience in serious crime investigation, including leading the investigations into several high profile murders.

Jonathan has over 26 years policing experience.