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Assistant Commissioner, Community Engagement and Public Safety


Name: Orla McPartlin

Native Of: County Carlow

Appointed: September 2017

Joined: 1983

Career Highlights:

Joined An Garda Síochána in 1983 – Served in Crumlin, DMR South

1990 - Promoted to Sergeant and served in Monaghan, Tallaght and Ballinlough, Co. Roscommon

2002 - Promoted to Inspector and served in Liaison & Protection, Garda HQ

2007 - Promoted to Superintendent and served in Manorhamilton District and Liaison & Protection, Garda HQ

2012 - Promoted to Chief Superintendent and served in Internal Affairs, Garda Professional Standards Unit, Commissioners Office and Divisional Officer, DMR South

2017 - Appointed as Assistant Commissioner, Western Region with responsibility for Executive Support & Corporate Services, Garda HQ


BA Public Management, Institute of Public Administration – 1996

MA Criminal Justice – City University of New York – 1998

Post Graduate Diploma in Statistics, Trinity College - 2000