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Garda National Diversity Unit

Diversity LogoThe Garda National Diversity Unit forms part of the Garda Community Relations Bureau. It is staffed by two Sergeants and one Clerical Officer.

The Role of the Unit

  • Monitoring Hate Crime / Hate Related Incidents via PULSE / social and written media / third party referrals / complaints.
  • Developing policy, strategy and operational guidelines in all related areas of Diversity.
  • Advising and supporting investigators of Hate Crime / Hate Related Incidents.
  • Providing training to Garda Diversity Officers.  
  • Liaising between members of the public and the relevant Garda or other service provider.

Hate Crime Policy

Hate Crime Leaflet

Click here to find your local Garda Diversity Officer

Click here to Report a Hate Crime online

Translated Scripts for How to report a Hate Crime Video (video 1) are available here

Lets Stop Hate Together Video

Translated Scripts for Lets Stop Hate Together Video (video 2) are available here

Strands of Diversity (as per Hate Crime Definition)
  1. Age
  2. Disability
  3. Race
  4. Colour
  5. Nationality
  6. Ethnicity
  7. Religion
  8. Sexual orientation
  9. Gender

Click here to view hate crime poster. The poster is also available in 11 other languages at the end of this page.

Diversity & Integration Strategy 2019 - 2021

Click here to open the Diversity & Integration Strategy 2019 – 2021. The strategy is also available in 11 other languages at this end of this page.

The unit can be contacted at:

Garda National Diversity Unit

Garda Community Relations Bureau

Garda Headquarters,

Phoenix Park,

Dublin 8,

D08 HN3X

T: +353 1 6663150


Click here for COVID-19 information, including our leaflets (in multiple languages) with crime prevention advice on dealing with unexpected callers and home security.