Tuesday, 30 March 2004
Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform
Question 443: To ask the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform when divisional status for Tallaght Garda station will be implemented; the proposals being considered for a Garda station in west Tallaght; the present position on the construction and staffing of a Garda station or office in west Tallaght, in view of the continuing rapid growth of the area; if he will prioritise a local policing service, including more community gardaí and a local station, in the area; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [9932/04]
The accommodation requirements of the gardaí in Tallaght are currently being considered, in conjunction with the Office of Public Works, with a view to finalising proposals in the very near future. Local Garda management is satisfied that there is currently a sufficient number of community gardaí attached to Tallaght Garda station.