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Anti-Corruption Agencies from across Europe meet for Annual Conference in Dublin

Pan-European Anti-Corruption network European Partners Against Corruption (EPAC) is holding its 22nd Annual Conference on 2-3 November in Croke Park. Conference opened this morningh by Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Irish members of the network include the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC), the Policing Authority, An Garda Síochána and the Garda Inspectorate.

GSOC welcomes Government approval for recruitment of senior leadership posts for new Office of Police Ombudsman; publishes 6-year overview of GSOC work

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) today welcomed confirmation that Government and the Department of Public Expenditure (DPER) have greenlit the recruitment of the senior leadership posts for the Office of the Police Ombudsman, which is expected to replace GSOC in 2024 under the provisions of the forthcoming Policing, Security and Community Safety Bill.

Witness Appeal – GSOC examination of the circumstances of a road traffic incident on the M50

Witness Appeal – GSOC examination of the circumstances of a road traffic incident on the M50

Witness Appeal – GSOC examination of the circumstances of the death of a man in the Palmerstown area of Dublin

Witness Appeal – GSOC examination of the circumstances of the death of a man in the Palmerstown area of Dublin

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Anti-Corruption Agencies from across Europe meet for Annual Conference in Dublin

Pan-European Anti-Corruption network European Partners Against Corruption (EPAC) is holding its 22nd Annual Conference on 2-3 November in Croke Park. Conference opened this morningh by Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Irish members of the network include the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC), the Policing Authority, An Garda Síochána and the Garda Inspectorate.

GSOC welcomes Government approval for recruitment of senior leadership posts for new Office of Police Ombudsman; publishes 6-year overview of GSOC work

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) today welcomed confirmation that Government and the Department of Public Expenditure (DPER) have greenlit the recruitment of the senior leadership posts for the Office of the Police Ombudsman, which is expected to replace GSOC in 2024 under the provisions of the forthcoming Policing, Security and Community Safety Bill.

Witness Appeal – GSOC examination of the circumstances of a road traffic incident on the M50

Witness Appeal – GSOC examination of the circumstances of a road traffic incident on the M50

Witness Appeal – GSOC examination of the circumstances of the death of a man in the Palmerstown area of Dublin

Witness Appeal – GSOC examination of the circumstances of the death of a man in the Palmerstown area of Dublin

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