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Statistics

The following are statistics that are updated on a regular basis:

Roads Policing

Road Policing Statistics

Includes

  • Fatalities
  • Drink and dangerous driving
  • Fixed charge notices, including Seatbelts, Mobile phones and speeding

Roads Policing statistics are compiled by the Garda Síochána Analysis Service (GSAS) on a monthly basis. They are provisional, operational and subject to change. Enforcement statistics and data are released for the benefit of the general public, to raise awareness and to highlight Garda activity across the country.

Related Roads Policing FOIs

2020 FOI requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionFOI Number
The number of Segways in use from 2012 - 20,  name and location and costPart grantFOI-000020-2020
Farming protests held in Dublin on 26/11/19, 17/12/19 and 15-16/1/20GrantedFOI-000036-2020
Amount paid to GoSafe for a speed-camera operation from 2017 to 2019GrantedFOI-000083-2020
Amount paid to Go Safe for speed camera operations from 2017 to 2019, amount per hour and contractRefusedFOI-000096-2020
Amount of money raised in fines through Go Safe from 2017 to 2019GrantedFOI-000110-2020
Amount of paid fixed charge notices and full year total for fines revenue from penalty point offences in Kerry in 2018 and 2019 GrantedFOI-000131-2020
The number of competitions for Garda Members to join each Divisional Roads Policing Unit that were held from 2018 to-date in 2020GrantedFOI-000190-2020
Parking enforcement history of the Golf Links Road, Portmarnock, Co. Dublin and monthly history of Fixed Charge Notices issued from 1/1/18 to 11/6/20GrantedFOI-000201-2020
Amount on all paid fixed charge notices in the Cork City, Cork North and Cork West Divisions from 2018 to date in 2020Part grantedFOI-000241-2020
Amount paid following the issuing of parking / speeding tickets to their fleet in the last three years  in respect of Garda vehicles and GoSafe vansRefusedFOI-000261-2020
Number of mountain bikes that were purchased, amount spent and to each Division in the years 2017 - 2020Part grantedFOI-000277-2020
The cost of towing/recovery services of private cars by Division in which towing/recovery 2018 - 2020Part grantedFOI-000286-2020

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2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionPQ Number

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Finance and Services

Finance Statistics

Finance & Services has the responsibility for the financial management of the Garda Vote as well as providing strategic and operational support and advice at all levels in An Garda Síochána. It provides Garda management with financial information to assist with decision making and the delivery of improved services and value for money throughout the organisation.

Fleet Statistics

Garda Fleet Management manages a fleet of approximately 2,983 vehicles distributed throughout Garda Divisions and specialist units.

Prompt Payment and Purchase Orders

An Garda Síochána Purchase orders for goods and services of more than €20k and Prompt Payment Reports are available.

Senior Management Expenses

Senior Management Expenses are processed and paid in line with Department of Public Expenditure & Reform Provisions & Guidelines and in compliance with the Expenses Regulations and Procedures governing An Garda Síochána as well as being subject to Internal and External audits.

Related Finance FOIs

2020 FOI requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionFOI Number
Cost of non-public duty services 20  most expensive events in 2019 by Gardaí and paid for by the host organisations, and cost of associated policing duties performed outside  GrantedFOI-000014-2020
List of all non-public duty charges levied by An Garda Síochána for policing duties - essentially at events in Ireland from 2017 to 2019 with details of each eventGrantedFOI-000015-2020
Ten most expensive events which were policed, under non-public duty, by An Garda Siochana within the Limerick during the 2019GrantedFOI-000017-2020
Total sum of money taken in by from the public for firearm licensing fees in each of the years 2017 to 2019GrantedFOI-000019-2020
Cost of any refurbishment work carried out at Cabra Garda Station, DMR West, to make the station wheelchair accessiblePart grantedFOI-000029-2020
Costs for 3 farming protests on 26/9/19, 17/12/19 and 15-16/1/20 for overtime, Equipment, Traffic managementPart grantedFOI-000036-2020
All dates of policing for events at Leopardstown Racecourse from 1/1/19 to 1/1/20 - The total amount paid to An Garda Síochána for policing these eventsGrantedFOI-000041-2020
Amount spent on purchasing fuel for its fleet of vehicles in the years of 2018, 2019 and to-date in 2020Part grantedFOI-000093-2020
Correspondence between AGS and the OPW with regard to the development of a building for AGS at Military Road from 1/7/19 to datePart grantedFOI-000124-2020
The total number of firearms and guns purchased in the years 2015 - 2019Part grantedFOI-000126-2020
The top 20 amounts paid out in overtime and the rank of GardaíPart grantedFOI-000137-2020
Amount paid to individuals/firms for media training and PR services and the number of Gardaí to receive media training in 2019 and rankGrantedFOI-000145-2020
Cost of visit of Prince William and Kate to Ireland, include breakdown such as Garda overtime, etcGrantedFOI-000146-2020
Amount spent on leasing out vehicles for use within the Garda fleet from 2017 to date 2020GrantedFOI-000149-2020
List of Dublin Stations that received maintenance works under Small Capital Works Programme in the years 2018 to date 2020 GrantedFOI-000152-2020
Cost of running the Garda Air Support Unit in each of the first 5 months of 2020 and the costs of running in each of previous three yearsGrantedFOI-000181-2020
The amount spent by AGS for firearms training for members in each of the years 2016, 17, 18, 19 and 20 (to date) and number of training sessions GrantedFOI-000184-2020
The amount spent to date on the rental of vehicles to Gardaí to assist in COVID-19 issues and date when contract expiresPart grantedFOI-000194-2020
Total number of fines, or fixed-charge notices, that were paid in 2018 and 2019, with a breakdown by offence type and Garda divisionGrantedFOI-000195-2020
Amount spent by the Gardaí from the start of March to date on equipment to deal with Covid 19Part grantedFOI-000197-2020
Costs incurred to run the Garda Air Support Unit in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 to presentGrantedFOI-000206-2020
List of all payments made (including organisation/event, place of duty, date of duty and amount paid) from 2015 to date for non-public duty services carried out for the NTA, etcPart grantedFOI-000209-2020
Materials showing what events were policed by Gardaí in Cork West, Cork North and Cork City to date this yearPart grantedFOI-000242-2020
Records on the fleet of cars available to senior politiciansPart grantedFOI-000256-2020
Cost of protection and training equipment for Garda Dog UnitGrantedFOI-000260-2020
Record of how much AGS spent in 2019 and 2020: guns, protective weapons, ammunition, protective equipmentPart grantedFOI-000262-2020

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2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionPQ Number

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Vetting

Garda Vetting Statistics

This eVetting system was specifically designed to ensure speedy processing of vetting applications. The eVetting service provides for a 5 day turnaround for 80% of applications received via the system.

Internal Affairs

Complaints/Discipline Statistics

The Complaints Section at Internal Affairs, is responsible for the administration of complaints investigations designated by GSOC for investigation in accordance Section 94 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005 (Supervised and Unsupervised Investigations).

Compensation Statistics

All applications for compensation under the Garda Síochána (Compensation) Acts 1941/45 are made by serving or retired members of An Garda Síochána to the Department of Justice & Equality and relate to injuries maliciously inflicted on the member, whether on or off-duty, in the course of, or in relation to, the performance by them of their duties as members of An Garda Síochána.

Related Internal Affairs FOIs

2020 FOI requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionFOI Number
Amount of Gardaí currently on long term suspensions from the force from 2015 to 2019Part grantedFOI-000018-2020
Documents relating to the suspension of Executive HR Director, John Barrett, in August 2018 to datePart grantedFOI-000227-2020

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2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionPQ Number

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Human Resources

Related Human Resources FOIs

2020 requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionFOI Number
Number of Fitness Test and Physical Competence Tests completedPart grantedFOI-000013-2020
Information about the policies, criteria and controls for both types of CCTV schemesRefusedFOI-000071-2020
Amount of Garda competitions run by HR under Public Service Appointments and the amount of applicants for each competition/yearPart grantedFOI-000077-2020
Details of specialised courses delivered at Templemore College last yearPart grantedFOI-000186-2020
Number of official complaints of racist abuse made against the force by members of the public since 2014Part grantedFOI-000199-2020
Information on Garda Superintendents stationed at in Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Cavan and Monaghan between 2010 and 2020GrantedFOI-000215-2020
Number of appointed and assistant detectives in the year's end for each of the years between 1995-2019Part grantedFOI-000233-2020
Number of detectives of all ranks attached to Cork city division, Cork West division and Cork North division in to date in 2020Part grantedFOI-000239-2020
How many Gardaí in Cork City, West and North are on leave of absence, how long is leave, when expired and how many applied to end of 2020Part grantedFOI-000250-2020
The number of Gardaí of all ranks that have retired and joined in the years 2017- 2020GrantFOI-000304-2020

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2020 PQ requests
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Occupational Health/ Wellness/ Counselling – numbers accessing 24hr counselling service

Related Occupational Health FOIs

2020 FOI requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionFOI Number
Number of who engaged with the peer support programme’s telephone counselling service 2016 to dateGrantedFOI-000033-2020
Number recorded as taking sickness absence or are on restricted duties/reduced hoursPart grantedFOI-000055-2020
Gardaí in Longford-Roscommon, Sligo Leitrim, and Cavan-Monaghan Districts injured as a result of assaults between 1/1 -1/7/20GrantedFOI-000226-2020

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2020 Related PQs to follow

2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionPQ Number

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Internal Audit

Related Internal Audits FOIs

2020 requests
Brief Description Of RequestDecisionFOI Number
Audit reports Garda Band, Meath, Limerick, Overtime & Allowances, Clare and Value for Money Audit of Towing ServicesPart grantedFOI-000002-2020
Audit reports for the DonegalPart grantedFOI-000162-2020
Information relating to internal auditsGrantedFOI-000180-2020
Most recent audit reports for the DMR North, Cavan-Monaghan, DMR East and Kerry Garda Divisions -Part grantedFOI-000213-2020

Audit of Human Resources Allocation and Management at Divisional and District Level

Audit of Absence and Attendance Management

Audit of Public Holiday Allowance Payments at Christmas/New Year 2018/19

Audit of Payroll Overpayments

Part grantedFOI-000225-2020

Review Audit of Office of the Director of Communications

Report to the Commissioner in relation to Financial controls in 2018

Audit of payment overpayments (joint audit with NSSO)

Audit of banking in Finance directorate

Review audit Garda College financial controls

Part grantedFOI-000229-2020

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