Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Ceisteanna (425)

Pádraig MacLochlainn

Ceist:

425. Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the numbers of Garda personnel serving in every county across the State for the years 2007 to 2013, inclusive, and to date in 2014. [12000/14]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Justice)

As the Deputy will appreciate, the Garda Commissioner is responsible for the distribution of all personnel among the Garda Regions, Divisions, and Districts. Garda management keep this distribution under continuing review in the context of crime trends and policing priorities so as to ensure that the best possible use is made of these resources.

The information regarding figures from 2007 to 2012, inclusive, is available at the link:

Garda Personnel

The personnel strength of each Garda Division on 31 December 2013 and on 31 January 2014, the latest date for which figures are readily available, was as set out in the following table.

Station

2013

2014

D.M.R.S.C.

686

683

D.M.R.N.C

624

621

D.M.R.N.

714

713

D.M.R.E.

407

406

D.M.R.S.

569

568

D.M.R.W.

717

715

Waterford

274

274

Wexford

252

253

Kilkenny/Carlow

289

288

Tipperary

371

369

Cork City

683

686

Cork North

300

298

Cork West

275

275

Kerry

296

298

Limerick

589

589

Donegal

409

407

Cavan/Monaghan

331

332

Sligo/Leitrim

305

305

Louth

286

286

Clare

291

289

Mayo

307

306

Galway

574

576

Roscommon/Longford

285

286

Westmeath

245

248

Meath

287

287

Kildare

315

312

Laois/Offaly

284

282

Wicklow

328

327