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[justice.ie] Minister welcomes increase in the number of detections for possession of drugs for sale or supply. (26 Jan 2006)

URL: http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/PR07000871

The Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Mr Michael McDowell, TD, today published the provisional headline crime statistics for 2005 furnished by the Garda Commissioner. The statistics show an increase of 2.7% for the year compared with 2004.

The Minister welcomed the increase in the number of detections for possession of drugs for sale or supply (up 20%). 

Item Type:News
Source:justice.ie
Date:26 January 2006
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Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Law enforcement agency > Police (Garda)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
MM-MO Crime and law > Crime > Drugs and alcohol related crime
R Research > Type of research study > Empirical study > Quantitative study (statistical data)
MM-MO Crime and law > Drugs and alcohol laws

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