Monday 21 January 2019

Commissioner condemns threats against Dublin Garda member

Drew Harris said the online intimidation was ‘completely unacceptable’.

New Garda Commissioner Drew Harris during a press conference at Garda Headquarters in Dublin (Liam McBurney/PA)
New Garda Commissioner Drew Harris during a press conference at Garda Headquarters in Dublin (Liam McBurney/PA)

By David Young, Press Association

The Garda Commissioner has condemned online threats made against a Garda member in Dublin.

Drew Harris said the intimidation was “completely unacceptable”.

He said “appropriate supports” have been put in place to protect the welfare and safety of the garda targeted.

A Garda investigation into the incidents has been launched.

Commissioner Harris said: “Threats and intimidation against Garda members who are only doing their job to keep people safe and uphold lawful order are completely unacceptable.

“I utterly condemn it.”

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