Archive for July, 2015

Body worn cameras could lead to fewer complaints and reduced assaults

Body worn cameras could lead to fewer complaints and reduced assaults

Greater accountability and a rising tide of assaults on our members have been the conversation of the past ten years. In policing issues affecting frontline gardaí these have been the big two causes of stress and consternation; and well documented across the public sphere. Being subject to investigation when you don’t actually know who has accused you and what you […]

Learning to cope

Learning to cope

Are gardaí risking their psychological and emotional well-being for our safety ask Paula Richards and Linda Balfe. Working in a busy psychotherapy practice for the past 17 years, it has become evident that gardaí presenting for counselling today are struggling to deal with levels of trauma, which affect them on an emotional level, that they never had to deal with […]

by · July 9, 2015 · Features