The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) has received over 950 complaints of malpractice against Gardaí this year – 28 of which were from Donegal.
The overall figures include allegations of theft, fraud, sexual offences and criminal damage.
According to details released under the Freedom of Information Act, GSOC has received 957 complaints against officers so far this year – which contain 1,448 allegations.
No details of the specific complaints made in Co Donegal have been given in the report.
Almost one-third of the allegations countrywide relate to abuse of authority or neglect of duty.
Ten relate to alleged sexual offences, while 15 relate to theft or fraud and 13 to criminal damage.
One-fifth of the allegations were deemed inadmissible, while more than 800 remain open.
Only one of this year’s complaints have been upheld – with a €50 fine imposed on an officer.Tags: