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Statistics

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

 Gifts, Hospitality and Sponsorship Register

Use of Force

Finance and Services

Human Resources

Roads Policing

Internal Audit

Internal Affairs

Vetting

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

An Garda Síochána Gifts, Hospitality and Sponsorship Register 2021

January 2021

February 2021

March - May 2021

June 2021

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

Finance and Services

Finance Statistics - Budgets and Spending including overtime

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 3,000 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

2021 FOI requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision FOI Number

Amount spent for firearms training for members, number of individual training sessions and number of individual members from 2018 - 2020

Part grant FOI-000003-2021

Overall amount received in overtime, top 20 amounts received in overtime and gender, total pay in overtime/basic pay/allowance and other payments for 2020. The rank concerned and the division in which they work.

Part grant FOI-000005-2021

Amount spent on Interpreter Services and top 8 countries required in 2019 and 2020. If Gardai have full access to interpreter services via Garda issued radio when dealing with members of the public on a 24/7 basis
Name of the contract that provide Interpreter Services and when contract is contract due to expire

Grant FOI-000007-2021

The amount spent by the Garda on public relations for the entire of 2020 and 2019 and individual amounts paid by the Gardai to named PR firms/practitioners and the service in 2020.

Granted FOI-000010-2020

Amount paid by year to speed-camera operators Go Safe from 1/1/10 to 31/12/20

Part Grant FOI-000027-2021

The amount of money spent on firearms and ammunition and the amount of firearms decommissioned

Part grant FOI-000030-2021

Records of all internal communications on Jerusalema video, any expenditure and records of staff time spent making video, record of objections from within An Garda Siochana to making the video for any reason

Part grant FOI-000042-2021

Breakdown of the support and maintenance services costs paid to Accenture as per Q3 Purchase orders and any tenders relating to the same.

Part grant FOI-000062-2021

Total amount spent at Mourne Shooting Grounds, Monagahn from 2019 to date 2021 and total amount spent at shooting ranges from 2014 to present.

Part grant FOI-000092-2021

Under AIE Regulations,records relating to the use of petrol in state cars for the Taoiseach, Tánaiste, Minister for Justice and Minister for Foreign Affairs

Grant  AIE 01-2021

The number of dogs currently working and the comparative number for 5 years previously, broken down by breed of dog and the area in which they work.
Amount spent on a) acquiring and b) training dogs to work on annual basis.
And further detail

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000164-2021

All invoices/receipts held by the Kerry Division, if any, for private transport costs, including taxis, for the years 2018 - 2020. 

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000173-2021

13/5/21 amount of revenue that is still outstanding for non public duty charges for events that were policed in 2019 and Q1, 2020; 
If AGS charge a penalty fee which applies where the non public duty charges owed Gardai is not fully paid within the subsequent 12 months of event 

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000182-2021

Money allocated to the Diversity and Integration Unit and money allocated to the Diversity Unit for training a Officers from 2019-2021. Plans on training in the future for Anti-Racism Acts. Proof of how the IREC affects change. 

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000179-2021

The amount spent on purchasing Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Suites from 2018 to June 2021, name of the company that provides CBRN suits

Part Grant Decision Letter FOI-000208-2021

Records created between 1/1/19 to the date on disposal of bicycles recovered as stolen but unclaimed.

Refuse Decision Letter FOI-000202-2021

Amount spent on maintenance of Garda Controlled CCTV Cameras in 2020 and to-date in 2021, number of Garda Controlled CCTV Cameras per location, all Garda CCTV Cameras in full working order and If all Garda Controlled CCTV Cameras are monitored on 24/7/365 based

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000212-2021

 Yearly salaries and other pay and non-pay for available years spent on Gardai in providing security to the us military at Shannon.

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000226-2021

Amount spent on drones and or equipment from 2017 to June 21.  Number of drones in use excluding training. Garda Diversions and numbers trained

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000228-2021

Copy of the business case/cost benefit analysis/sanction or other such record of approval for: https://www.irishtimes.com/news/crime-and-law/garda-drug-tests-5-of-force-to-be-randomly-selected-each-year-1.4618469 and copy of all tender records related to the successful award

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000264-2021
Total amount spent on external veterinary services for both Mounted Unit and the Dog Unit from 2019-2021.  Amount paid each external vets for external veterinary services for either Mounted Unit or Dog Unit. When current contract to provide external veterinary services will expire 
Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000270-2021
Amount spent at Mourne Shooting Grounds Ltd., Boraghy, Castleblayney, Monaghan from 31/12/14 - 9/21, amount spent on ranges in Ireland from 1/1/14 - 19 Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000444-2019
Government spend on Dog Unit from 2010 to date 2021 - total expenditure on the Dog Unit. Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000324-2021
Records on the financial expenditure of the #Riseabovetheinfluence drug awareness campaign.  Grant Decision Letter FOI-000325-2021
Amount spent on hiring out crowd control barriers and other crowd control equipment in the years of 2018, 2019, 2020 and to-date in 2021 i Grant Decision Letter FOI-000327-2021

To see all Freedom of information decisions click here

Related Finance PQs

2021 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Date PQ Number
Number and percentage of Garda fleet in the Limerick that are aged less than 1 year old, between 1-3, 3-6, 6-10 and over 10 years of age 14/01/21 2127
Number of new marked and unmarked vehicles allocated  and withdrawn to / from Technical Bureau in 2019 and 2020 20/01/21 2732
Estimated cost to recruit six additional full time analyst at higher executive officer level for Cyber Crime Unit 20/01/21 2737
If funding will be made available in 2021 to purchase additional Command and Control vehicles 20/01/21 2733
Estimated full year cost if 1,000 additional Gardaí­ were recruited 20/01/21 2735
Number of 1200cc, 1400cc and 1500cc motorcycles, respectively in fleet 28/01/21 4628
When a station will be provided in Ratoath, Meath in view of the fact that Ratoath is the largest town without a station. 03/02/21 5193
Budget allocation to the Garda Air Support Unit from 2019 to 2021 03/02/21 5511
Amount collected in fines for breaching public health restrictions since the start; and breakdown per county and area funds generated from the fines 03/02/21 5442
Estimated cost to have 15,420 sworn Gardaí by the end 2021; and the estimated cost for same to be increased to 16,200 by the end 2022 10/02/21 6618
Number of Public Order Unit vans attached to the Cork City Division as of 31/12/19 and 2/2/21 10/02/21 7219
Number of new vehicles allocated to the Armed Support Unit in 2019 and 2020 10/02/21 6614
Age of the trucks attached to the Water Unit; Are plans to replace either truck in 2021? 10/02/21 6678
Number of marked and unmarked vans, 4x4 vehicles and jeeps attached to Collision Forensic Investigation Unit as of 1/2/20 and 2021 10/02/21 6679
Number of cars, jeeps and motorcycles attached to the Limerick Roads Policing Unit as of 31/12/19 and 8/2/21 17/02/21 8142
Estimated cost of increasing the number of Community Gardaí by 25% in 2021 17/02/21 8626
If funding will be provided for the purchase of additional four wheel drive vehicles for An Garda Síochána. 17/02/21 8625
If approval will be given for a station in a location (details supplied) in County Kerry 24/02/21 10382
Number of Garda cars and vans attached to Donegal Division as of 31/12/19 & 15/2/21 24/02/21 9814
Number of Roads Policing vans that came into the fleet from 2017 to 2020; and the number withdrawn during this period 03/03/21 11562
If recent contract for new cars went to tender; and if so, when the new cars will come into the fleet. 10/03/21 12702
If recent contract for new public order unit vans went out to tender; and if so, when the new vans will come into the fleet 10/02/21 12700
Number of new cars and vans allocated to and withdrawn from each Division in 2020;  31/03/21 16841
Number of new vehicles allocated to and withdrawn from Tipperary Division in 2020 31/03/21 16878
Percentage of the vehicles in the Mayo Division that are aged 0 to 1, 1 to 2, 2 to 4, 4 to 6 and over 6 years old 31/03/21 16845
If an assessment will be carried out on the need for the provision of a new station in Tallaght, Dublin 24 31/03/21 17337
Number of new cars and vans that were added to the Garda Dog Unit in 2020 and to date 2021, and the number of vehicles withdrawn during same period. 31/04/21 20098
If funding will be provided to purchase 5 additional vans for the Garda Armed Support Unit 28/04/21 21427
Number evidential breath testing machines allocated to each division 28/04/21 21430
Number of vacant residences attached to stations; number of other properties surplus to requirement 28/04/21 21545
Number of new Roads Policing vehicles that came into the fleet in 2020 - to date in 2021; and withdrawn from the fleet during same period. 28/04/21 21977
Number of cars and motorcycles attached to Laois-Offaly roads policing unit as of 19 April 2021 05/05/21 22724
Plans for expanding the current station or providing a new station in east Meath given the large increase in population of the area in recent times 13/05/21 23797
Amount of funding historically her Department has granted to an association (details supplied) to engage a company. 18/05/21 26320
Number of jeeps that came into the fleet from 2018 - to date 2021 and number of jeeps withdrawn from the fleet during same period 18/05/21 26527
Status of progress made on the construction of a new station at Kickham Barracks, Clonmel, Tipperary; has this project secured planning; when funding will be provided; date for when construction will start 26/05/21 28398
Number of cars attached to the Garda national immigration bureau that are aged over 12 years; when these vehicles will be replaced; 25/05/21 28187
Amount spent on external legal services in 2014, 2019 and 2020, in tabular form. 25/05/21 27503
Position in relation to the plan to build a new station for the Coolock district 25/05/21 27556
If a new contract to supply new unmarked vehicles has been put out to tender; and if so, when these new unmarked vehicles will come into the fleet 01/06/21 29328
Amount spent all associated agencies have spent on public relations consultancy costs since January 2021 17/06/21 32651
Schedule of companies that supplied with ballistic helmets and ballistic shields in each of the past 4 years 15/06/21 30748
Number of cars, motorcycles and jeeps attached to Tipperary roads policing unit as of 30/6/20 to 28/6/21 06/07/21 36105
Name of the company that supplies flame resistance masks in each of the past 3 years 06/07/21 36104
Number of vans assigned to the forensic collision investigation unit in each of the past 3 years 06/07/21 36107
Number of Garda bicycles in each station in Wexford by station from 2011 to date 15/07/21 38922
If funding will be provided for the purchase of high powered jet skis for the Garda water unit 13/07/21 37613
Garda overtime bill from 2018 to date 2021 14/07/21 38392
Estimated cost if 1,000 additional Gardaí­ were recruited from 2022 to 2024 13/07/21 37612
Number and age of the vehicle fleet in the Roscommon-Longford division by district 14/07/21 38193
If a new tender for the provision of additional Garda public order unit vans will be put out before the end of 2021 27/07/21 40328
Number of HGV vehicles in the Garda fleet as of 1/1/20 and 19/7/21 27/07/21 40329
Number of functioning Garda stations in County Tipperary in each year since 2015 09/09/21 42609
Plans to reopen or develop Ashford Station, Wicklow; if none, if she will consider allowing the use of the premises to a community group in the area 09/09/21 41857
Names of the companies that supplied in each of the past four years 15/09/21 43409
Budget allocation to Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, Cyber Crime Bureau and Criminal Assets Bureau in 2020 and 2021 15/09/21 43406
Number of cars and motorcycles attached to North Dublin Roads Policing Unit as of 7/9/21 15/09/21 43404
iI a recent contract for the provision of new Roads Policing Unit vans was put out to tender and if so, when the new vans will come into the fleet 15/09/21 43892
number of bicycles and electric bicycles assigned to the Dublin Metropolitan Region east Garda division; the number of new bicycles and electric bicycles assigned in each of the years 2016 to 2020 21/09/21 45073
Estimated cost in 2022 of increasing the number of Gardaí to 15,300 by end of 2022; estimated cost in 2023 to increase to 16,180; estimated cost in 2024 to increase to 17,100 05/10/21 48361
Funding provided to the National Protective Services Bureau; the number of staff currently assigned 13/10/21 49941
Number of stations closed in each of the past ten years by county 12/10/21 49302
Number of new unmarked vans that came into fleet from 2018 to date 2021 12/10/21 49361

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

Human Resources

The office of Human Resources and People Development (HR & PD) is responsible for the recruitment, training, development and the management of Garda members and Garda staff. 

HR Directorate Statistics

The 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. 

Related Human Resources FOIs

2021 Requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision FOI Number
The number of full time Staff by grade attached to each station in Dublin as of 31/12/20; The duties that Garda Civilian staff carry out at Garda stations Part granted FOI-000004-2021

Number of Gardaí in Kerry who took sick/injured leave in 2019 and 2020 as a result of injuries on duty and longest period a garda has been unable to work. Total gardaí in the Kerry Division.

Part Granted FOI-000006-2021

Number of physical assaults/attacks that have taken place on Gardai for 2020, breakdown by the type of injuries sustained and broken down by division 

Grant FOI-000017-2021

The top 15 monetary sanctions imposed on Gardai to be found in breach of Garda discipline in 2019 and the nature of the breach of discipline in each case. Gardai suspended from duty in 2019, Gardai to be found to be in breach of Garda discipline in 2019 and the total amount imposed in fines last year, number of Gardai to be dismissed from the force last year and the reason in each case.

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000023-2020

how many gardai were disciplined in 2019 and 2020 and provide a breakdown of the offences they were disciplined for

Grant FOI-000044-2021

Internal H.E.O Competition (2020) - Total number of applicants, - Number who scored 85 to 100 in the Online Test - Number who scored 69 to 84 in the Online Test. Number of candidates invited to the first round of interviews.

Grant FOI-000065-2021

Staff numbers GNDI unit including those involved full time as well as regional diversity officers with specifications regarding roles, annual cost of the Unit.  The number of hate crime incidents as well as 'non-crime hate incidents

Part grant FOI-000071-2021

Number of gardaí in Donegal required to take sick leave for any reason during 2019 and 2020, who were required to take sick leave as a result of injuries received on dutiy during 2019 and 2020, longest period a Garda has been on sick leave, longest period an officer in Donegal has been unable to fulfill their work duties due to an injury on duty and total number of Garda officers in Donegal,

Part grant FOI-000079-2021

Total number of sick days taken by all staff 2020,  days that were taken with a medical certificate and the total number uncertified in 2020,  breakdown of sick leave days taken by staff, breakdown related to Covid-19 

Part Grant Decision Letter FOI-000086-2021.pdf Sick leave

Copy of your social media policy, Documents/information pertaining to disciplinary proceedings against employees for breaching rules on social networking sites, A log of all data breaches committed in 2020

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000105-2021

Number of sexual misconduct complaints made against members and number of sexual misconduct complaints made against members by other members, between the years of 2010 to 2020.

Grant Decision Letter FOI-000126-2021 

 Documentation pertaining to racial equity and diversity efforts within An Garda Síochána. Documentation pertaining to anti-racism training materials, events, or policy & procedures from November 2020 to present.

Part grant  Decision Letter FOI-000098-2021.pdf

Most recent statistical data held reflecting the composition of An Garda Síochána in terms of ethnic/racial and religious identities

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000123-2021.pdf

Number of Gardaí currently suspended broken down by length, number of gardai that have been sacked/dismissed and number of probationer gardaí who have not been deemed suitable for attestment to full membership of AGS from 2018 - 2020

Grant Decision Letter FOI-000133-2021.pdf

 The number of Gardaí currently serving in Kildare, in tabular format by station, rank, and membership of a specialist unit and other queries

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000165-2021

How many people have completed the Fitness Test to become a Gardai in between 1/1/20 and June 21 and other queries re Fitness test

Grant Decision Letter FOI-000197-2021

Special Investigation Unit within the Dep Social Protection to which Gardai are seconded to help investigate Pandemic Unemployment Payment claims:

What is the exact current number of Gardai investigating Pandemic Unemployment Payment claims in the unit etc 

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000232-2021

Number of MA/LLM/Human Rights in Criminal Justice in 2020 queries

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000268-2021

For the years 2016 to 2021 - How many CPSA reviews were carried out in each respective year and how many CPSA reviews were upheld in favour of the applicant?

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000275-2021

Current statistics on Strength by Gender for the County Louth region.

Grant Decision Letter FOI-000279-2021

Number of complaints filed by members of AGS in relation to bullying within the workforce in the period 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, and thus far in 2021.

Grant FOI-000303-2021

Request under the Access to Information on the Environment (AIE) Regulations: requesting a copy of records held relating to the governance of driving (basic and advanced) and parking by Gardaí of all ranks and units

Records to include, but not be limited to: regulations, guides, operational procedures, manuals, training manuals, and any other such documents, whether mandatory or discretionary.

Part Grant Decision Letter AIE-002-2021.pdf

To see all Freedom of information decisions click here

Related Human Resource PQs

2021 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Date PQ Number
Level of firearm training provided to armed personnel from 2018 to 2020 and to date 2021; number by grade/rank with firearms training; type of weapon; company engaged to provide training; cost of training on an annual basis;  13/01/21 1809
If additional funding will be made available to recruits that have had their training period extended until 31/1/21 as a result of the Covid-19. 13/01/21 1479
Supports or official responses offered to persons involved in or who witnessed to a fatal shooting involving members 21/01/21 3197
If applicant members are required to have full Irish citizenship 28/01/21 4788
Number of Gardaí­ assigned to each station in Cork city and county; the role, that is, community Garda, traffic corps; opening times of each station 28/01/21 4579
Training provided on horse welfare and licensing requirements and plans to improve this 03/02/21 5227
Training undertaken by members who are armed in dealing with persons facing mental health emergencies 03/02/21 5657
The way in which the internal mobility for civil servants within her Department operates with regard to transfer lists; the way in which these transfer lists operate with regard to transfer from her Department  04/02/21 6081
Views on providing exemption for the requirement of 2 languages for persons who otherwise meet the criteria but have a learning difficulty such as dyslexia;  10/02/21 6905
Number of Districts and Divisions of An Garda Síochána that have Protective Services Units 17/02/21 8228
Number of Gardaí in the Henry Street and Roxboro Road Districts from 2006 to 2020 and to date 2021 01/02/21 8946
Plans to address the low interest in persons joining the Garda Reserve 25/02/21 10605
number of Gardaí by rank attached to the Tipperary Protective Service Unit 24/02/21 9781
Number of members per thousand population in each division 03/03/21 10981
When next intake of recruits will occur; if there is a revised schedule of dates for recruitment intake; if so, the dates and number of recruits  03/03/21 11648
When an immigration officer will be appointed in the Tullamore district 03/03/21 11528
Projected Garda recruitment in 2021; and the impact of Covid-19 on same 04/03/21 12284
Number of Gardaí­ that have been redeployed in 2020 due to the hiring of civilian non-sworn staff. 11/03/21 13578
If there are full-time documentary fraud experts working in the Garda National Immigration Bureau 10/03/21 12703
Number of Gardaí­ by rank attached to the Water Unit as of 22/3/21 31/02/21 16876
­ Number of Gardaí­ by rank attached to the Air Support Unit as of 22/3/21 31/03/21 16877
A report on the official reopening and manning of the refurbished Rush Garda station; the timeline for same 22/04/21 20919
Garda divisions without a crime prevention officer and when each vacant post will be filled on a permanent basis 21/04/21 20095
Status of the strategic review of Garda reserve due in 2019; schedule for recruitment to the reserve which was suspended pending the review 21/04/21 18608
Number of candidates that were on recruitment panel at 31/1/21 subject to Covid-19 regulations; plans to reopen Templemore in 9/21; number of persons that will be offered a place 21/04/21 18790
Training provided to Gardaí and employees of the Courts Service in dealing with victims of sexual abuse and violence. 28/04/21 21285
If any handwriting experts are employed; if not, the plans to employ them 28/04/21 21432
Number of Band members that have been redeployed for the purposes of policing and enforcing Covid-19 guidelines; when this deployment will cease. 11/05/21 24145
Engagements Minister has had with an association (details supplied) and the Garda Commissioner in respect of ICT systems that can track expense claims within the association more accurately and efficiently. 18/05/21 26312
If An Garda Síochána will be recruiting in 2021 25/05/21 27872
Number of persons currently on a panel waiting for recruitment 25/05/21     28185    
Number of promotional positions that remain vacant at present; when they will be filled 03/06/21 30422
The education and training Gardaí receive in relation to autism 03/06/21 30168
Status of the retirement age for a chief superintendent 03/06/21 30167
Number by rank and district in each of the Cork divisions that retired, expected to retire, and notice given of intention to resign in 2021 01/06/21 29158
Number within the Garda national cyber crime bureau; number of vacancies; plans to increase number within bureau 03/06/21 30191
Staffing levels of Garda anti-cybercrime unit; the exact role of the unit; the plans for its expansion 03/06/21 27640
Status of the strategic review of the Garda reserve. 03/06/21 29969
Number of employees under the aegis of her Department who have been in receipt of a higher duty acting allowance for over 2 years. 15/06/21 31423
Number of civilian cyber-security experts currently attached to Garda national cyber-crime bureau from 2019 to date 2021 15/06/21 30732
Number of staff involved in investigation material on mobile phones, computers relating to child sexual offences; qualifications needed 15/06/21 30730
Number of full-time forensic speech analysts working in each of the past 3 years 15/06/21 30734
Number of civilians holding the position of property and exhibits manager;  stations where based; if appropriate training has been provided 15/06/21 30733
Date on which in-person training courses will resume in both Headquarters and Training College 15/06/21 30749
Number of Superintendents who will be based in Kerry for 2022 08/07/21 36611
Number of Community Gardaí­ in Mallow district 08/07/21 36784
Number of Community Gardaí­ in the Roscommon-Longford and Westmeath divisions 08/07/21 36816
If An Garda Síochána is suitably resourced, trained and equipped to implement the Harassment, Harmful Communications and Related Offences Act 2020;  08/07/21 36781
Plans to expand the Garda Information Services Centre in Castlebar, County Mayo 08/07/21 36815
Report by the Mental Health Commission that states the highest number of applications to involuntarily detain persons;training in place;  08/07/21 36578
Total strength. number due to retire in each of the next 5 years; level of recruitment likely  08/07/21 37109
Number by rank attached to Roscommon-Longford divisional drugs unit as of 31/12/19 and 5 July 2021 14/07/21 38192
If members attached to the Garda armed support unit are fully trained in advanced lifesaving skills 14/07/21 38269
Number of gardai by rank attached to Cavan-Monaghan community engagement unit 13/07/21 38694
Number of Gardaí in Donegal by electoral area from 2011 to date 27/07/21 40136
Targeted recruitment for both sworn and civilian staff in 2022 27/07/21 41285
Number of Gardaí who joined and left from 2015 to date in 2021 27/07/21 40201
Views on a programme broadcast on 20/7/21 in respect of several open drugs markets operating and number of drugs Gardaí in Ballymun 27/07/21 41284
Number of Gardaí by rank and section and number of vacant posts in Louth and her plans to fill such posts 27/07/21 41036
The current policy regarding the employment of persons with disabilities in her Department and in each State and semi-State body under the aegis of her Department 09/09/21 41598
The way in which her Department and public bodies and agencies under her remit are accommodating requests for persons to work from home. 09/09/21 42761
Current strength of the Reserve by rank; the establishment of the Reserve by rank 15/09/21 43306
if a competition to fill the vacancies in a unit (details supplied) will be held before the end of 2021. 15/09/21 43405
Number of Gardai who successfully completed the van personnel carrier course in 2020 and to date in 2021; the duration of this course; 21/09/21 45055
Number by rank attached to the diversion protective services unit in the Cavan/Monaghan, Sligo/Leitrim and Wexford Division as of 13/9/21 21/09/21 45056
Number of Gardaí­ by rank suspended in 2018 to date in 2021 07/10/21 48938
Funding provided to the National Protective Services Bureau; the number of staff currently assigned 13/10/21 49941
Number by rank attached to the Cavan-Monaghan Drugs Unit from 1/1/20 - 5/10/21 12/10/21 49471
Recruitment plans for 2022; if the pre-Covid-19, 2020 recruits have commenced formal training 12/10/21 49695
Number of Garda staff who retired in each year 2015 to date in 2021 12/10/21 49659

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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

Breakdown by District - Number of persons summoned to court for not paying a fixed charge notice for speeding by District Court in 2019, 2020 and to 31 March 2021

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

2021 FOI requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision FOI Number

To see all Freedom of information decisions click here

Related Roads Policing PQs

2021 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Date PQ Number
If there is an increase in cars being seized due to lack of tax renewals 140/1/21 2019
Number of persons arrested and prosecuted for driving while disqualified for past 3 years 20/01/21 2928
If it is policy to leave the engines of Garda vehicles running while at checkpoints; effects of the emissions occupational health of members and the public, cost of fuel to the State and the damage to the environment is assessed 03/02/21 5797
If the operational guidelines for Forensic Traffic Investigators have been updated since 2007; if a review and urgent update of these guidelines will be carried out; 10/02/21 7034
Further to PQ 145 18/11/20 and 500 8/12/20, number of learner drivers in 2019 and up to 31/10/20 that did not pay the FCN issued for driving unaccompanied by a qualified driver under the Clancy Amendment;  10/02/21 7028
Number of fatal road traffic collisions from 2016 to 2020; number of drivers involved per year; the number of drivers in which the status of their driver licence or learner permit is unknown 10/02/21 7035
Number of cars, jeeps and motorcycles attached to the Limerick Roads Policing Unit as of 31/12/19 and 8/2/21 17/02/21 8142
If an NDLS receipt for a driver licence renewal will be accepted by Gardaí in lieu of the licence given backlog as a result of Covid-19 24/02/21 10150
The education programmes members, especially members of National Roads Policing take to understand the requirements and legal rights of cyclists 03/03/21 11634
Number of Roads Policing vans that came into the fleet from 2017 to 2020; and the number withdrawn during this period 03/03/21 11562
Number of LPSV licences that have been revoked permanently and or cancelled; number issued with suspensions due to notification of a drug and or alcohol test failure from 2018 - to date 2021, by county 03/03/21 11221
Current processing time for applications made by local authorities to the Commissioner for authorisation to operate a CCTV system 04/03/21 12342
Number of persons arrested for dangerous driving in for 2019 to date 2021 31/02/21 16520
Number of Roads Policing Unit motorcycles came into the fleet in to and were withdrawn in 2020 and to date in 2021 31/03/21 16843
Number of fixed penalty charge notices issued for illegal parking of vehicles in each of the years 2015 to 2020. 21/04/21 18306
Number of calls that were received by Traffic Watch in 2020; number of calls allocated a number in PULSE system; number of investigations under the road traffic acts resulting from those calls 21/04/21 19112
If it is official policy that Garda traffic watch do not inform persons calling the service of pulse numbers for their complaints 21/04/21 19113
Number evidential breath testing machines allocated to each division 28/04/21 21430
Number of new Roads Policing vehicles that came into the fleet in 2020 - to April 2021; and withdrawn from the fleet during same period. 28/04/21 21977
Number of fixed charge penalty notices issued in 2020 - April 2021 for public order related offences by division 28/04/21 21975
Further to PQ645 of 10/2/21, progress made in updating the 2014 Roads Policing Manual to provide updated guidelines in forensic collision investigations and timeframe  11/02/21 23850
Number of vehicles seized by from 2019 to date 2021 by district and division to learner drivers for the offence of driving unaccompanied by a qualified driver 11/05/21 23852
Number of fixed charge notices issued by from 2019 to date 2021, by district and division, to learner drivers for the offence of driving unaccompanied by a qualified driver 11/05/21 23851
Establish a dedicated transport division of An Garda Síochána? 20/05/21 27230
Number of arrests, prosecutions and convictions for the theft of catalytic converters or for handling stolen catalytic converters that have taken place in 2020 and to date in 2021; 15/06/21 31260
Number of pedal cycles reported stolen in 2020 and to date 2021 30/06/21 35209
Number of cars, motorcycles and jeeps attached to Tipperary roads policing unit as of 30/6/20 to 28/6/21 06/07/21 36105
Number of vehicles seized within the Kildare division for driving without insurance in 2020 and to date in 2021 14/07/21 38266
Number of quad bikes, all terrain vehicles, scramblers and similar types of vehicles seized in each division in 2020 and to date in 2021 13/07/21 37614
Number of fixed penalty notices that Gardaí­ issued for parking on double yellow lines in 2020 and to date in 2021 15/09/21 43896

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

Internal Audit

Related Internal Audits FOIs

Copy of all internal audit reports completed in the period 1/1/21 to date of receipt of the request.

Part grant Decision Letter FOI-000177-2021.pdf

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

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

2021 FOI requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision FOI Number
How many gardai were disciplined in 2019 and 2020 and provide a breakdown of the offences they were disciplined for? Grant FOI-000044-2021

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Related PQs to follow

2021 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision PQ Number

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

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.

2021 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Date PQ Number
Average timeline for Garda vetting applications to be processed. 31/03/211 16374

Admin_of_hate_crime

This report is based on provisional data and is correct as of 30th September 2021. However, as it is under constant review / investigation at local level, it is subject to change.

Number of actionable reports received 73
Number of individual reports received  146
Total including duplicates 157

Actionable_Reports

                            Hate Related Reports Received - 24
Hate Crimes 11
Hate Incidents 13
Total on PULSE 18

Further information required from Injured Party / PULSE Incident to be created

6
                           Non-Hate Related Reports Received - 49
Crimes / Incidents* 37
Other ** 12
TOTAL 73
                            Status of Actionable Reports Received
Closed 13
Open 60
TOTAL 73

Nonactionable_reports

                      Non-Actionable and Duplicate Reports - 84
Non-Actionable 73
Duplicates 11
TOTAL 84
Total of Actionable and Non-Actionable Reports 157

***Non-actionable includes incomplete reports / reports with inappropriate material / misuse of service.

Breakdown_of_Actual_reports_received

From 21st July 2021 Hate Crimes Hate Incidents Non-Hate Crimes / Incidents Other Non-Actionable / Duplicate Total Closed Open Total
Received to Date 11 13 37 12 84 157 144 13 157
September 2021 4 6 13 4 4 31 23 8 31

Non_hate_related_reports

                    Breakdown of 49 Non-Hate Related Reports
* Examples of Crime / Incident Types ** Examples of Other

• Assault
• Attention and Complaints
• Blackmail
• Criminal Damage
• Domestic Dispute
• Drug Offences
• Harassment
• Intimidation
• Online Fraud / Scam
• Theft


Total: 37

• Intelligence
• Conspiracy Theories
• Garda Misconduct
• Already Under Investigation
• Offensive Material - no complainant

Total 12

All Online Hate Crime Reports received go initially to the Garda National Diversity and Integration Unit (GNDIU), where they are examined and actioned. PULSE Incidents are created where appropriate and reports are forwarded for investigation depending on the type of report (outlined at 1-3 below).   

  1. Hate Related
  2. Non-Hate Related
  3. Non-Actionable 

1. HATE RELATED 

  1. Hate Crime - PULSE Incident created by GNDIU and forwarded to local district for investigation. 
  2. Hate Incident - PULSE Incident created by GNDIU and forwarded to local district for information and appropriate action. 

2. NON-HATE RELATED

  1. Crime

             Report forwarded to local district for investigation

  •                    Hate Crime leaflet provided via email to person making the online report (see below*)

     2. Other (e.g. online disputes, conspiracy theories etc.)

Person making the report (Complainant) is contacted by GNDIU and provided with relevant / appropriate information

(Advice with links to relevant information e.g. list of  local Garda Diversity OfficersGarda station directoryHate Crime leaflet, GSOC website etc.) 

3. NON-ACTIONABLE

The following non-actionable reports are deemed closed by GNDIU:

            a.   Incomplete reports - insufficient information provided to record

(Every effort is made to advance incomplete reports by GNDIU however in some cases this proves impossible due to the lack of detail provided.) 

           b. Inappropriate reports - offensive / nuisance content

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

Finance and Services

Finance Statistics - Budgets and Spending including overtime

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 Request Decision FOI 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   Granted FOI-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 event Granted FOI-000015-2020
Ten most expensive events which were policed, under non-public duty, by An Garda Siochana within the Limerick during the 2019 Granted FOI-000017-2020
Total sum of money taken in by from the public for firearm licensing fees in each of the years 2017 to 2019 Granted FOI-000019-2020
Cost of any refurbishment work carried out at Cabra Garda Station, DMR West, to make the station wheelchair accessible Part granted FOI-000029-2020
Costs for 3 farming protests on 26/9/19, 17/12/19 and 15-16/1/20 for overtime, Equipment, Traffic management Part granted FOI-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 events Granted FOI-000041-2020
Amount spent on purchasing fuel for its fleet of vehicles in the years of 2018, 2019 and to-date in 2020 Part granted FOI-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 date Part granted FOI-000124-2020
The total number of firearms and guns purchased in the years 2015 - 2019 Part granted FOI-000126-2020
The top 20 amounts paid out in overtime and the rank of Gardaí Part granted FOI-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 rank Granted FOI-000145-2020
Cost of visit of Prince William and Kate to Ireland, include breakdown such as Garda overtime, etc Granted FOI-000146-2020
Amount spent on leasing out vehicles for use within the Garda fleet from 2017 to date 2020 Granted FOI-000149-2020
List of Dublin Stations that received maintenance works under Small Capital Works Programme in the years 2018 to date 2020  Granted FOI-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 years Granted FOI-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  Granted FOI-000184-2020
The amount spent to date on the rental of vehicles to Gardaí to assist in COVID-19 issues and date when contract expires Part granted FOI-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 division Granted FOI-000195-2020
Amount spent by the Gardaí from the start of March to date on equipment to deal with Covid 19 Part granted FOI-000197-2020
Costs incurred to run the Garda Air Support Unit in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 to present Granted FOI-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, etc Part granted FOI-000209-2020
Materials showing what events were policed by Gardaí in Cork West, Cork North and Cork City to date this year Part granted FOI-000242-2020
Records on the fleet of cars available to senior politicians Part granted FOI-000256-2020
Cost of protection and training equipment for Garda Dog Unit Granted FOI-000260-2020
Record of how much AGS spent in 2019 and 2020: guns, protective weapons, ammunition, protective equipment Part granted FOI-000262-2020
The amount spent on replacement of each uniform used by Public Order Officers from 2018 to date 2020. The last date and next date Public Order Uniform was will be updated. Part granted FOI-000301-2020
How much An Garda Siochana earned in 2017, 2018 and 2019 and first 6 months of 2020 from policing events; and a breakdown of the events and costs Part granted FOI-000311-2020
A list of the state car fleet.  The total cost of fuel; insurance; road tax; road toll charges and cost of state cars drivers from 2017 to date. Part granted FOI-000330-2020
Amount paid in 2019 to date 2020 for media training and PR services, and the number to receive media training and rank.  Number of PR firms who applied for tender in 2019 and 2020 and how much it was estimated to cost Grant FOI-000358-2020
Tender documents submitted by 'k and K Distributors' in their tender application for the "Provision of Professional Actors to engage in role play (RFT Reference T.054.2019) Part granted FOI-000370-2020
Monthly breakdown of the cost of overtime from 2016 to October 2020. The annual budget allocated for overtime from 2016 to 2020. Part granted FOI-000389-2020
Records of all expenses, allowances and other costs paid in respect of the Garda band during 2019 and 2020 to date; to include the purpose of the payments and the number of recipients Part granted FOI-000390-2020
Details of the spend on personal protective equipment/safety gear for Gardaí for 2019. Please include breakdown of the spend on PPE/safety gear as follows: riot helmets; riot shields; anti-stab vests; hi-vis Garda jackets; knee protective pads and elbow protective pads, clerical allowances paid to Gardaí, costs associated with caring for animals and number of injuries Part granted FOI-000408-2020
Records relating to officers claiming overtime pay, total amount of overtime pay issued, top five individual officers according to the amount of overtime from 1/1/20 to the current date Part granted FOI-000420-2020
Amount spent on Artificial Intelligence Systems (Siren.io etc.) from 2017 - 2020, Procurement and tender documents andd how such systems are used.
Amount spent  on ANPR systems from 2017 to 2020, Procurement and tender documents for the same.
Part granted FOI-000450-2020

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Related Finance PQs

2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Date PQ Number
Timeline for when contracts will be signed for the new Bailieborough Station, Cavan; when opening? reason for delay in appointing contractor; if new operational model will have an effect on the progression of project;  29/09/2020 26402
Estimated cost to have 15,420 sworn Gardaí­ by the end of 2021; and the estimated cost for same to be increased to 16,200 by the end of 2022 29/09/2020 26835
Reason funding for the community policing forum in the north-inner city ceased in May 2019. 29/09/2020 27301
Amount of overtime paid to members by rank and by county from March to date in September 2020, in tabular form. 29/09/2020 26309
Status of the measures taken to upgrade the PULSE system to capture hate-related motivations for all incidents of crime and non-crime; and if she will make a statement on the matter. 01/10/2020 28002

If there are plans to provide a new station in Citywest, Dublin. will she appreciate the population of the area clearly makes the case for such a development

6/10/2020 28759

Year cost of recruiting 3 additional full-time accountants for the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau.

14/10/2020 30431

If she has secured funding in Budget 2021 to replace either the helicopters or aircraft within the Garda air support unit.

20/10/2020 31764

Number of new marked vans that have come into the fleet and withdrawn to date in 2020; 

20/10/2020 31172

The physical renovations being made to courthouses and stations to prevent the spread of Covid-19; and if Tralee courthouse will be one of those allocated funds to do so

22/10/2020 30963

Breakdown of costs of the €70 million in the ICT budget for 2020 and 2021; the projected cost of upgrading ICT;

22/10/2020 32011

Amount set aside in Budget 2021 to purchase new vehicles; the number that will be electric; if not electric, the reason for not purchasing electric

3/11/2020 32808

Cost of civilian staff for each of the past five years

10/11/2020 34564

Divisions within the Dublin have a community support van; and if funding has been made available in 2021 for the purchase of additional vans.

10/11/2020 34981

Number of marked jeeps that came into the  fleet from 2018 to date in 2020; and the number of marked jeeps that were withdrawn from the fleet

10/11/2020 34978

Number of public order unit vans attached to each division as of 3 November 2020, in tabular form.

10/11/2020 35308

If she has received the necessary information from the Garda authorities in order to answer Parliamentary Question No. 932 of 14 July 2020.

10/11/2020 34848

Cost of renting office space including for public bodies* from a company in 2019 and to date in 2020, in tabular form(WE WORK )

12/11/2020 35615

If her Department or bodies under the aegis of her Department rent office space from a company or an Irish subsidiary; the number of employees that work out of such office space.

12/12/2020 35718

If her Department or an agency operating under her Department have encountered expenditure in respect of hand sanitisation products or other PPE products that were subsequently subject to a recall

12/11/2020 36008

If the provision for a new station for Castletroy, Annacotty, Limerick city will be considered

24/11/2020 37809

If consideration has been given to the building of a new station in Ongar, Dublin 15 given the increased population in the area

01/12/2020 40735

Number of unmarked cars, jeeps and vans attached to Garda National Immigration Bureau as of 30/11/20

08/12/2020 41440

If funding is available in 2021 to update the boats within the Garda Water Unit.

08/12/2020 41438

Number of marked jeeps that came into the fleet from 2018 to date in 2020; number of marked jeeps that were withdrawn from the fleet during the same period

08/12/2020 41226

Expenditure on in-service training and leadership development in each of the key service areas under her Department, that is, Garda, prison, courts; percentage of payroll it represents in each case

10/12/2020 41605

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Human Resources

The office of Human Resources and People Development (HR & PD) is responsible for the recruitment, training, development and the management of Garda members and Garda staff. 

HR Directorate Statistics

The 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. 

Related Human Resources FOIs

2020 requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision FOI Number
Number of Fitness Test and Physical Competence Tests completed Part granted FOI-000013-2020
Information about the policies, criteria and controls for both types of CCTV schemes Refused FOI-000071-2020
Amount of Garda competitions run by HR under Public Service Appointments and the amount of applicants for each competition/year Part granted FOI-000077-2020
Details of specialised courses delivered at Templemore College last year Part granted FOI-000186-2020
Number of official complaints of racist abuse made against the force by members of the public since 2014 Part granted FOI-000199-2020
Information on Garda Superintendents stationed at in Louth, Meath, Westmeath, Cavan and Monaghan between 2010 and 2020 Granted FOI-000215-2020
Number of appointed and assistant detectives in the year's end for each of the years between 1995-2019 Part granted FOI-000233-2020
Number of detectives of all ranks attached to Cork city division, Cork West division and Cork North division in to date in 2020 Part granted FOI-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 2020 Part granted FOI-000250-2020
The number of Gardaí of all ranks that have retired and joined in the years 2017- 2020 Grant FOI-000304-2020
How many Gardai in Donegal were injured/ off work as a result of assaults from 1/1/ to 4/9/20 and 2019 for comparison, the injuries or medical treatment received. Length of time gardaí in Donegal were on sick leave due to an injury. Part Granted FOI-000309-2020
The number of physical assaults/attacks that have taken place on gardai from 2018 to date in 2020, with a breakdown by the type of injuries sustained, amount of days missed broken down by Garda division. Part Granted FOI-000316-2020
Record of the number of complaints filed by members in relation to bullying within the workforce in the period 2016 - to date 2020.
Type of incident involved: e.g. sexual harassment, other types of harassment.
Grant FOI-000354-2020
Records of the number of Gardaí that faced disciplinary action, monetary penalties imposed and the reasons, type of sanctions received and number of Gardaí suspended in 2018 to first six months of 2020 Part Grant FOI-000355-2020

The number of official complaints made by both male and female Gardaí in Donegal relating to sexual harassment from 2019 to date 2020; Nature and outcome of these complaints

Grant FOI-000374-2020

The number of gardaí who have taken sick days due to mental health issues

Part Grant FOI-000378-2020

How many officers have tested positive, how many officers have isolated after a positive, how many officers have isolated but didn’t test positive, how many officers have self isolated yet didn’t get tested or had not been near anyone who had Covid?

Refuse FOI-000386-2020

Since March how many Gardaí in Donegal have missed days, how many day missed and Gardaí currently off due to positive Covid tests?

Refuse FOI-000387-2020

Number of Gardaí who took sickness absence, days lost and members on restricted duty due mental health illness in 2020 to date

Part grant FOI-000410-2020
Amount spent on psychological/psychiatric services and sessions and number of calls to the Garda Independent Counselling Service for members and staff from 2017 and 2020 (to date) Part grant FOI-000411-2020
How many Garda officers have been charged and convicted with crimes in past five years and how many currently have a criminal record. Grant FOI-000437-2020

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Related Human Resource PQs

2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Date PQ Number
Dates she expects the next two cohorts of trained Garda recruits or probationers to pass through Templemore Garda College and to be allocated to Garda districts 29/09/2020 26483
Number of arrests made for breach of the in-camera rule in the Family Law Courts from 2015 to date 2020; and the number of persons charged and jailed, respectively. 29/09/2020 26710
When she expects all Garda specialist training courses either held in Garda Headquarters or the Garda Training College to resume 29/09/2020 26834
When members will be appointed to the management board of An Garda Síochána; number she will appoint; process for selection and approval; and if she will make a statement on the matter. 29/09/2020 26941
When she expects Fitzgibbon Street, Dublin 1 Garda Station to reopen. 29/09/2020 27217
If her attention has been drawn to the situation in which policing in an area is delivered by stations in two separate divisions; difficulties that this can create; if the matter will be investigated; and if she will make a statement on the matter. 01/10/2020 27846
Breakdown of population numbers to each Garda for every county here; and if she will make a statement on the matter. 06/10/2020 28856

If Store Street and Mountjoy stations are open 24/7 in view of the rise in antisocial behaviour in the north inner city Dublin.

14/10/2020 30375

Number of Gardaí who successfully completed the standard and advanced motorcycle course in 2019 and to date 2020; duration of each course; when the next motorcycle courses will commence.

20/10/2020 31174

Number of recruits that were to start training with in 2020; the number that actually began training in 2020 and the breakdown of targeted versus actual recruitment.

20/10/2020 31223

Her plans to amend the upper age limit for new recruits in view of recruitment drive announced in Budget 2021;

20/10/2020 31490

If Community Gardaí­ will be increased in view of the additional budgetary allocation; the methodology that would be used to do so in view of the incidence rates of particular types of crime can vary in different parts of Tipperary;

22/10/2020 32026

If urgent consideration can be given to the provision of a station for areas in Co Dublin; if provision can be made for increased resources for the areas Donabate & Portrane

5/11/2020 34508

Average age of a member of An Garda Síochána; and if she will make a statement on the matter

5/11/2020 34413

Number of the Travelling community that have applied to become, and have graduated to be Gardaí;

4/11/2020 34013

If the Shelta or Cant language can meet the requirement of a second language when a person is applying to become a member has an exemption in the secondary school from other languages except English

4/11/2020 34014

Position regarding a community policing unit in Swords Co Dublin; the number of by rank in this community policing unit from 2016 to 2019 and to date in 2020;

5/11/2020 34510

Reason the immigration office in County Longford closed; and when it is due to reopen.

10/11/2020 34784

Number of car driving and motorcycle instructors courses that were held in either the Training College or Garda College in 2018 and 2019

10/11/2020 34849

Number of Gardaí­ by rank and staff by job title working in the National Forensic Co-Ordination Office as of 1/11/20

10/11/2020 34980

Staff numbers; the number of PTE and FTE equivalents annually for the past five years;

10/11/2020 34565

Number of Gardaí­ by rank attached to the Traffic Corps Unit in DMR North from 2009 to 2019 and to date in 2020

26/11/20 39516

Number of Gardaí­ by rank attached to the Regional Support Unit in DMR North from 2009 to 2019 and to date in 2020

26/11/20 39512

Number of Garda Superintendents that have been appointed to Ardee Station, Louth over the past 5 years

25/11/20 38915

Dates over the past 5 years on which there has been no Garda Superintendent appointed in the Ardee Station, Louth

25/11/2020 38917

Number of Gardaí by rank attached to the Community Relations Unit in DMR North from 2009 to 2019 and to date in 2020

26/11/2020 39518

Number of Gardaí by rank attached to the Operational Support Unit in DMR North from 2009 to 2019 and to date in 2020

26/11/2020 39515

When last Garda recruitment campaign was held; when it is proposed to approve the next Garda recruitment

08/12/2020 41111

Status of the community policing program in Mayo; the number of new recruits and priorities to combat rural crime

10/12/2020 41277

Proposals being considered by her Department to increase diversity within the ranks of An Garda Síochána; if the Commission on the Future of Policing implementation group will prioritise this issue

10/12/2020 41571

Supports in place for Gardaí who have been injured while on duty

10/12/2020 41546

Number of Gardaí assigned to each station in Meath; her plans to increase the number of Gardaí in the county

10/12/2020 41641

Extent to which extra Garda resources can be deployed to counter an increase in crime including organised crime in the approach to Christmas

10/12/2020 42499

Percentage or number of staff working with a disability within her Department and the agencies under her aegis in 2018, 2019 and 2020; and the actions being undertaken to actively recruit and retain persons with disabilities

08/12/2020 42148

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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 Request Decision FOI Number
The number of Segways in use from 2012 - 20,  name and location and cost Part grant FOI-000020-2020
Farming protests held in Dublin on 26/11/19, 17/12/19 and 15-16/1/20 Granted FOI-000036-2020
Amount paid to GoSafe for a speed-camera operation from 2017 to 2019 Granted FOI-000083-2020
Amount paid to Go Safe for speed camera operations from 2017 to 2019, amount per hour and contract Refused FOI-000096-2020
Amount of money raised in fines through Go Safe from 2017 to 2019 Granted FOI-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  Granted FOI-000131-2020
The number of competitions for Garda Members to join each Divisional Roads Policing Unit that were held from 2018 to-date in 2020 Granted FOI-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 11/6/20 Granted FOI-000201-2020
Amount on all paid fixed charge notices in the Cork City, Cork North and Cork West Divisions from 2018 to date in 2020 Part granted FOI-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 vans Refused FOI-000261-2020
Number of mountain bikes that were purchased, amount spent and to each Division in the years 2017 - 2020 Part granted FOI-000277-2020
The cost of towing/recovery services of private cars by Division in which towing/recovery 2018 - 2020 Part granted FOI-000286-2020
Total number of fixed charge notices and/or fines that were paid from 2016 to 2020 up to and including the date of this request in Clare Division with a breakdown of offence type. Part Grant FOI-000454-2020

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Related Roads Policing PQs

2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Date PQ Number
Number and percentage of the Garda roads policing unit fleet that are currently equipped with the automatic number plate recognition system. 29/09/2020 26851
Plans to reconsider Operation Fanacht and checkpoints in view of the disruption to persons commuting to and from work. 15/10/2020 30648
Further to PQ 191 (15/9/20), number of cases prosecuted and e-scooters confiscated in from 2018 to date 2020 for illegal use of escooters in public; breakdown of same on 6 month basis. 20/10/2020 31456
Number of registered vehicle owners penalised per year for allowing their vehicle to be driven by an unaccompanied learner driver under the Clancy Amendment since 22/12/18 and fines imposed per year 18/11/2020 37146
Number of learner drivers detected driving unaccompanied and number of learner drivers that had vehicle seized for driving unaccompanied by a qualified driver under Clancy Amendment law since 22/12/18 24/11/2020 38859
If consideration will be given to utilising the 430 members of the Garda Reserve to assist during the implementation of changing Covid-19 restriction levels and beyond. 01/12/2020 40224
Provide details of the accuracy of equipment used for speed checks; frequency of pulling over the wrong car; the way this information is collected and reported 01/12/2020 39556
Number of learner drivers, excluding motorcyclists, involved in fatal crashes from 2017 to 2019 and to date in 2020; number of those drivers who were driving unaccompanied by a qualified driver at the time of the fatal crash by year; number of persons who died in each of those crashes per year 08/12/2020 41287
Number of learner drivers in 2019 and up to 31/10/20 who failed to pay the FCN issued for driving unaccompanied by a qualified driver, under the Clancy Amendment; number who were summoned to court per year for failure to pay; the number convicted; the fines imposed per year 08/12/2020 41289
Progress in tackling the issue of catalytic converter thefts from cars 10/12/2020 42330
Number of marked jeeps that came into the fleet from 2018 to date in 2020; number of marked jeeps that were withdrawn from the fleet during the same period 10/12/2020 41440

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

Internal Audit

Related Internal Audits FOIs

2020 requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision FOI Number
Audit reports Garda Band, Meath, Limerick, Overtime & Allowances, Clare and Value for Money Audit of Towing Services Part granted FOI-000002-2020
Audit reports for the Donegal Part granted FOI-000162-2020
Information relating to internal audits Granted FOI-000180-2020
Most recent audit reports for the DMR North, Cavan-Monaghan, DMR East and Kerry Garda Divisions - Part granted FOI-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 granted FOI-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 granted FOI-000229-2020

Audits for GIAS, Banking in Finance Directorate, travel and Subsistence in Procurement, Director of Communications and Governance and Management of Communication Technology Projects

Part granted FOI-000291-2020

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

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 Request Decision FOI Number
Amount of Gardaí currently on long term suspensions from the force from 2015 to 2019 Part granted FOI-000018-2020
Number of Gardaí who have been convicted of a crime since 1 Jan 2017, the nature of the conviction, and the status of any disciplinary action that was taken against them Part granted FOI-000187-2020
Documents relating to the suspension of Executive HR Director, John Barrett, in August 2018 to date Part granted FOI-000227-2020

The number of Gardaí dismissed or suspended in first 8 months 2019 + 2020, reasons and rank and number found to be in breach of internal discipline, ines in each case and the cumulative fines imposed.

Part granted FOI-000298-2020

How many gardai have been dismissed so far this year and what were the reasons?

Part granted FOI-000421-2020

The top 15 monetary sanctions imposed in breach of discipline in 2020 and the nature. Number to be suspended from duty in 2020 and the reason. Number to be dismissed from the force this year and the reason in each case.

Part granted FOI-000440-2020

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Related PQs to follow

2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision PQ Number

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Below are the statistics relating to use of force for November and December 2020:

Use-of-Force-November-2020.pdf (size 498.7 KB)

Use-of-Force-November-2020 

Use-of-Force-December-2020.pdf (size 501.2 KB)

Use-of-Force-December-2020

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

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

Related Occupational Health FOIs

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

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2020 Related PQs to follow

2020 PQ requests
Brief Description Of Request Decision PQ Number

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

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.