Tipp Gardai to host community policing seminar


On February 4, An Garda Siochana will hold its annual Community Policing Seminar at St Patricks College, Thurles.

The seminar, which will commence at 7pm, is free and open to all members of the community across Tipperary.

It will provide the public with an opportunity to receive crime prevention advice and hear from a number of speakers on areas of crime prevention, community engagement including Community Alert, Neighbourhood Watch, Text Alert, Business Watch associated with your area.

Chief Superintendent Catherine Kehoe said - “Building on the valuable insights from last year’s very successful event, this year we hope to outline our vision and commitment to the communities across Tipperary in 2016. This will include our key imperatives of crime prevention and community engagement strategy. An overview of our crime position at the end of year together with our policing commitment for this year will be presented.”

In recognition of the outstanding contribution to the local community a number of community awards will be presented on the night.

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank the people of Tipperary for their very valuable support and assistance to the Gardai in this Division over the past year and I look forward to meeting them on the night.”