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Crime Prevention – Burglary & Theft

On this month’s crime prevention segment Sergeant Alan Roughneen was in studio to discuss thefts from shops and offer advice to businesses on how to prevent such crimes. He covered a range of issues regarding theft from shops and offer several methods of crime prevention to the retailer.

December 8th is a National Crime Prevention Day of Action, targeting theft from shops and seasonal street safety.

Missing Persons Day at Farmleigh House, Phoenix Park, Dublin, Wednesday 3rd December, 2014

The Minister for Justice and Equality, Ms. Frances Fitzgerald T.D., will launch Ireland’s National Missing Persons Day on Wednesday 3rd December, 2014 at Farmleigh House, Dublin. Also speaking on the day will be the Garda Commissioner, as well as representatives of families of those who have gone missing. 

The Day presents an opportunity to commemorate those who have gone missing and acknowledge the difficulties experienced by families and friends.  On average 8,000 missing persons reports are made to An Garda Síochána each year and for each of those individuals there is a network of family and friends who are forever impacted by those days, weeks, months or years.  The Day will also allow for recognition of the progress which has been made in missing persons’ investigations over the course of the year.

It is important to recognise the invaluable contribution and commitment of An Garda Síochána, the state agencies and voluntary groups working diligently in our communities to highlight the issues and impacts surrounding people who go missing.