Thursday, 5 November 2020

Questions (190)

Neale Richmond


190. Deputy Neale Richmond asked the Minister for Justice the average age of a member of An Garda Síochána; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [34413/20]

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Written answers (Question to Justice)

I am informed by the Garda authorities that the personnel strength of An Garda Síochána as at 31 October 2020 is 14,549 with an average age of 40.

The Deputy may further wish to note that the average age for a Garda is 38, Sergeant is 46, Inspector is 48, Superintendent is 52, Chief Superintendent is 54 and Acting Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner is 57.