Home » Tag Archives: Garda National Protective Services Bureau

Tag Archives: Garda National Protective Services Bureau

Gardai committed to helping domestic abuse victims

An Garda Síochána have stressed that they will help and support anyone who is a victim of the crime of Domestic Abuse, they should contact their local Garda station or in an emergency call 999/112. An Garda Síochána recognises the increase in anxiety and fear felt by those who may be victims of domestic abuse during this period of Public Health Measures to combat COVID-19. An Garda Síochána is taking this opportunity to reassure victims that domestic abuse incidents, including coercive control, will continue to receive highest priority response for service. The restructuring of An Garda Síochána ensures that there are more Gardaí than ever on the streets and in our communities around the country and we are ready to assist and protect victims of domestic abuse. An Garda Síochána has recorded a year on year increase, of approximately 16%, in the reporting of Domestic abuse incidents between 2019/ 2020 but we have not currently recorded a significant increase in …

Read More »