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Garda HR Directorate

Garda Staff as at 31st August 2018
Professional/TechnicalAdministrativeIndustrial
Head of legal Affairs (Director level post)1Chief Administrative Officer1General Operative11
Senior Solicitor1

Executive Director HR & People Development

1Electrician1
Chief Medical Officer1Executive Director Finance1Store keeper1
Assistant Chief Medical Officer1Executive Director IT1Carpenter1
Occupational Health Physician0Executive Director Strategy & Transformation1Charge Hand1
Nurse3Executive Director Legal & Compliance1Plumber1
Head of Training and Development0Director of Communications1Traffic Warden4
Teacher16.6Driver15.8
Professional Accountant Grade 15Principal Officer*14Store man4
Professional Accountant Grade II2.8Assistant Principal**30Store Officer1
Professional Accountant Grade III1Higher Executive Officer***133Groom2
Researcher2Executive Officer****348Catering Staff28
Photographer3Clerical Officers1,479.2
Cartographer2Non-Industrial
Examiner of Maps1Superintendent of Cleaners2
Telecoms Technician10Cleaners145.6
Accident Damage Co-coordinator1Service Attendant31.9
Technical Supervisor1Seasonal Cleaner7.37.3
Workshop Supervisor1Service Officer7
Sub-Total53.42,011.4264.6
GRAND TOTAL: 2,329.4 (Whole-time equivalent)

* Includes 1 Head of Analysis Service
** Includes 2 Deputy Head of Analysis Service
*** Includes 26 Senior Crime & Policing Analysts.
**** Includes 8 Crime & Policing Analysts

Figures provided are current as of the above date and ARE PROVISIONAL FIGURES AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Garda Numbers by Division as on 31st August 2018
Dublin Metropolitan Region (DMR) Divisions
                        Comm D/Com A/Com C/Supt Supt Insp Sergt Gda Total
SOUTH CENTRAL 0 0 0 1 4 10 63 550 628
SOUTHERN 0 0 0 1 4 10 54 468 537
NORTHERN 0 0 0 1 4 6 70 593 674
WESTERN 0 0 0 1 4 11 68 613 697
NORTH CENTRAL 0 0 0 1 4 11 77 553 646
EASTERN 0 0 0 1 3 7 47 310 368
DMR OFFICE 0 0 1 0 1 2 7 60 71
TRAFFIC DIVISION 0 0 0 1 2 2 10 91 106
TOTAL 0 0 1 7 26 59 396 3,238 3,727
Of which Detective total 0 0 0 0 6 16 42 219 283
Of which Uniform total 0 0 1 7 20 43 357 3,019 3,444
Divisions other than DMR as on 31st August 2018
Comm D/Comm A/Comm C/Supt Supt Insp Sergt Gda Total
WICKLOW 0 0 0 1 3 5 40 260 309
LOUTH 0 0 0 1 3 2 46 274 326
MEATH 0 0 0 1 3 6 39 266 315
WESTMEATH 0 0 1 1 3 4 37 220 266
LAOIS/OFFALY 0 0 0 1 3 8 46 299 357
KILDARE 0 0 0 1 3 4 46 319 373
WEXFORD 0 0 0 1 3 5 38 254 301
WATERFORD 0 0 0 1 3 5 38 268 315

KILKENNY/
CARLOW

0 0 1 1 4 7 46 274 333
TIPPERARY 0 0 0 1 5 5 51 331 393
CORK CITY 0 0 1 1 6 9 95 578 690
CORK NORTH 0 0 0 1 3 7 45 272 328
CORK WEST 0 0 0 1 4 4 42 249 300
KERRY 0 0 0 1 3 5 42 277 328
LIMERICK 0 0 0 1 5 9 70 489 574
CLARE 0 0 0 1 2 5 42 266 316
GALWAY 0 0 1 1 8 8 79 490 587

ROSCOMMON/
LONGFORD

0 0 0 1 4 4 50 253 312
MAYO 0 0 0 1 4 3 50 267 325

SLIGO/
LEITRIM

0 0 1 1 2 6 47 245 302
DONEGAL 0 0 0 1 4 7 42 343 397

CAVAN/
MONAGHAN

0 0 0 1 5 7 45 286 344
TOTAL 0 0 5 22 83 125 1,076 6,780 8,091
Of which Detective total 0 0 0 0 9 21 129 567 726

Of which
Uniform total

0 0 5 22 74 104 947 6,213 7,375
Headquarters as on 31st July 2018
Comm D/Comm A/Comm C/Supt Supt Insp Sergt Gda Total
TOTAL 0 2 3 17 55 59 358 1,437 1,921
Of which Detective total 0 0 0 9 25 29 167 810 1,040
Of which Uniform total 0 2 3 8 30 30 191 617 881

Garda Numbers by Station

Garda Reserve Numbers by Station

(A small number of Stations currently have no Garda member assigned to it, the service is provided to these stations by the Community / District Headquarters Station)

Legend: Comm = Commissioner, D/Comm = Deputy Commissioner, A/Comm = Assistant Commissioner, C/Supt = Chief Superintendent, Supt. = Superintendent, Insp. = Inspector, Sergt. = Sergeant, Gda = Garda.
 
Figures provided are current as of the above date and ARE PROVISIONAL FIGURES AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

The numbers provided above may vary based on current operational needs identified by local management.

Garda numbers as on the 31st August 2018 
RANK END OF LAST MONTH ATTESTED RETIREMENTS ETC.  NET CHANGE (includes all movement including promotions etc.) TOTAL AT END OF MONTH
Commissioner 0 0 0 0 0
Deputy Commissioner 2 0 0 0 2
Assistant Commissioner 9 0 0 0 9
Chief Superintendent 46 0 0 0 46
Superintendent 160 0 1 -1 159
Inspector 248 0 0 0 248
Sergeant 1,832 0 2 -2 1,830
Garda 11,454 0 9 -9 11,445
Total 13,751 0 12 -12 13,739
Of which
Career Breaks (incl ICB*) 95
Work-Sharing** 56.5
Secondments (Overseas etc) 19
Maternity Leave 83
Unpaid Maternity Leave 36

* ICB - Incentivised Career Break

**Equates to 113 full time members

Garda Staff as at 31st August 2018
Professional/Technical 53.4
Administrative 2,011.4
Industrial 264.6
TOTAL (whole-time equivalent) 2,329.4

# Figures provided are current as of the above dates and ARE PROVISIONAL FIGURES AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Athlumney HouseThe Directorate is responsible for most of the administrative and transactional HR functions for all Garda members and Garda staff. Among the HR functions administered in Athlumney House are pay & pensions; sick leave and other leave schemes; records, data protection and file management; and administration and statistics. In addition, the HR Directorate plays a leading role in other civilian HR matters such as resource management, discipline and industrial relations. 

The Garda Commissioner is the appropriate authority for Garda staff. Apart from the administrative support duties in Garda Stations and offices, Gardan staff are involved in the provision of essential roles in a wide range of managerial, professional, technical and industrial functions. Civilianisation has also enabled the establishment or expansion of some vital services which are wholly or largely provided by Garda staff – including the Garda National Immigration Bureau, the Garda Information Services Centre, the Garda Central Vetting Unit, the Fixed Charge Processing Office and the Communications Centre.

Garda and Garda Staff Numbers

The Garda strength as at 31st August 2018 stood at 13,739 and the Garda Staff strength as at 31st August 2018 stood at 2,329.4 - see 'Numbers' table for summary detail.  A full breakdown by rank and grade is outlined under the tables 'Garda Numbers' and 'Garda Staff'.  

The Garda Trainee recruitment campaign continues. The first class of 2018 entered the Garda College in January.  A further class entered in April and July with the next intake planned for October.  

Sanctions for the recruitment of additional and new Garda Staff posts are continuing to be received from the Policing Authority and work continues on recruiting to these posts. 

Please note the footnotes on each table which identify that the information provided is reflective of that information available to the Garda HR Directorate at a point in time and may vary due to operational requirements. Consequently, please be aware that figures provided are current as of the table's date and ARE PROVISIONAL FIGURES AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE.