Archive for February, 2019

Dealing with Anxiety

Dealing with Anxiety

Feelings of anxiousness and fear are evident across all police forces. Tara Geraghty considers how gardaí can deal with such work-related stress Working as a member of An Garda Síochána involves dealing with high pressure situations on a daily basis and it is natural to experience feelings of stress or anxiety. However, if these feelings become a regular side effect […]

by · February 12, 2019 · Welfare
Respecting those past

Respecting those past

As gardaí and emergency services know too well, deaths due to fires are not uncommon and are challenging due to the destructive force of high temperatures. Dr René Gapert investigates In all fire death cases it is vitally important to identify the deceased. Depending on the source of the fire, the highest temperature achieved, the location of the fire (outside […]

by · February 12, 2019 · Forensics, Modern Policing
Ordinary gardaí doing an extraordinary job

Ordinary gardaí doing an extraordinary job

Station Watch: CAVAN GARDA STATION This month, in the light of an uncertain Brexit, John O’Keeffe went to visit Cavan Garda Station, where he found a team with its feet firmly on the ground when it comes to all aspects of modern policing If you want to meet a garda with border policing running through his veins, you need look […]

by · February 12, 2019 · Features