Other issues that will be addressed are pay, the Garda Reserve and the Garda Ombudsman Commission.
The Association has rejected the Government’s plan to reduce the strength of the force.
General Secretary PJ Stone says ‘it does not serve any purpose to reduce the strength of the gardaí who are looked upon as a last bastion by vulnerable citizens.’
Gardaí in Donegal want court-imposed fines to be linked to a person’s personal tax record and the collection of such fines be administered by the Revenue Commissioners.
Gardaí also want six more days annual leave in lieu of the pay cuts and no more high-speed pursuits until the regulations are changed, while gardaí in Dublin want continued investment in appropriate specialist forensic training.Tags: