Archive for May, 2015

Line of duty

Line of duty

We have our own memorial day, now we have to make it work writes Superintendent Joseph Gannon. The primary reason for a police memorial is to remember those whose lives were cut short serving their country in the line of duty. To tell their families that their loved one is not forgotten: that the Force remembers them – and always […]

by · May 8, 2015 · Features
Garda rights  come dripping slow

Garda rights come dripping slow

It may be a surprise to many but gardaí were not entitled to vote until the late 1950s. Robert Block examines legal rights that the frontline has had to fight for – not all of which have been won. “That others may live.” This is the motto of the US military’s corps of pararescue, a group of highly trained soldiers, […]

by · May 6, 2015 · Features