Statistics


Our Operations

We report monthly on:

  • Number of calls received.
  • Number of complaints received.
  • Number of complaints closed.
  • Number of referrals received from the Garda Síochána – where incidents require independent investigation, where there is a possibility that Garda conduct may have resulted in a death or serious injury.
  • Average length of time it has taken the Garda Síochána to respond to a request for information.

Characteristics of Complaints

We report quarterly on:

  • The most common types of allegations in complaints received.
  • The most common contexts of complaint.
  • Number of complaints we were unable to deal with and reasons why.
  • Number of cases closed that quarter and their outcomes. Please note, previously quarterly outcomes were reported by percentage of  the most common outcomes. From 2017 onward the figure is per cases closed.
  • How long it took to complete each type of case that quarter.

We report annually on:

  • The geographic distribution of complaints around Ireland.

Data for the latest time period available can be viewed by clicking on each of the categories on the right hand side, while data for previous time periods can be accessed by clicking on Archive.