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Gardai need resources to tackle drug scourge

Published 11/08/2014 | 02:30

ALL too often in the justice sector, major initiatives have a less than billed impact.

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If it's not political or legislative overreach, or both, the best-laid plans are routinely felled by
 inadequate resources.

That the work of a small, eight-person unit of undercover gardai has led to the arrest of more than 3,000 people involved in the drugs trade is a cause for both celebration and frustration.

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