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[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 319 - Garda deployment [45744/15]. (17 Dec 2015)

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319. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of Garda Síochána assigned to each divisional drug unit for each of the years 2011 to date.  [45744/15]

 

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): The Garda Commissioner is responsible for the distribution of personnel, among the Garda Regions, Divisions, and Districts. Garda management keep this distribution under continuing review taking into account crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the best possible use is made of these resources. I have been informed by the Garda Commissioner that the number of Gardaí assigned to each Divisional Drug Unit on the 31 December 2011, 2012, 2013 2014 and on 31 October 2015, the latest date for which figures are readily available, was as set out in the following table.

 

Drugs Unit Personnel 

Division

31/12/2011

31/12/2012

31/12/2013

31/12/2014

31/12/2015

D.M.R.S.C.

16

13

11

19

19

D.M.R.N.C

18

20

13

20

19

D.M.R.N.

32

31

27

16

25

D.M.R.E.

15

13

13

10

10

D.M.R.S.

31

30

23

17

16

D.M.R.W.

35

28

26

24

26

Waterford

10

10

9

5

6

Wexford

11

6

4

1

1

Kilkenny/Carlow

8

7

7

5

6

Tipperary

9

8

7

7

10

Cork City

24

26

29

28

25

Cork North

7

9

9

5

5

Cork West

7

5

4

3

2

Kerry

10

6

8

10

9

Limerick

20

12

11

12

10

Donegal

12

10

10

8

8

Cavan/Monaghan

8

5

0

0

0

Sligo/Leitrim

7

8

6

8

8

Louth

6

7

6

6

6

Clare

9

7

6

7

5

Mayo

5

5

5

5

5

Galway

12

11

12

8

11

Roscommon/Longford

7

6

7

6

6

Westmeath

9

7

7

6

4

Meath

7

6

4

4

4

Kildare

7

2

2

6

7

Laois/Offaly

6

3

0

3

0

Wicklow

11

3

4

4

4

Total

359

304

270

253

257

 

Item Type
Dail Debates
Publication Type
Irish-related
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Crime prevention
Date
17 December 2015
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