Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Questions (161)

Jonathan O'Brien

Question:

162 Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of gardaí who hold the rank of detective; and their location based on division. [4279/12]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice and Equality)

I have been informed by the Garda Commissioner that the personnel strength of Detectives broken down by their location/division, on the latest date for which figures are readily available, was as set out in the table:

Location/Division

Strength

Dublin Metropolitan Region South Central

50

Dublin Metropolitan Region Southern

52

Dublin Metropolitan Region Northern

63

Dublin Metropolitan Region West

62

Dublin Metropolitan Region North Central

42

Dublin Metropolitan Region East

32

Wicklow

17

Louth

25

Meath

17

Westmeath

19

Laois/Offaly

24

Kildare

25

Wexford

19

Waterford

28

Kilkenny/Carlow

18

Tipperary

21

Cork City

94

Cork North

13

Cork West

18

Kerry

23

Limerick

59

Clare

37

Galway

47

Roscommon/Longford

13

Mayo

23

Sligo/Leitrim

26

Donegal

34

Cavan/Monaghan

17

Headquarters

1,015

Total

1,933