I Chaired the latest Joint Policing Committee on Monday 11th March.
CCTV; approved to have a request for 30 more City CCTV Cameras, to be sent for approval by Garda Commissioner.
- Poleberry Walkway
- Cork Road
- St John’s Crescent
- Airport Road
- Bolton Street Car Park
- Kilbarry Nature Park
- 7 NEW Gardai due to be stationed in Waterford
- 40 incidents a day responded to
- 7 arrests a day
- 6 searches a day
- 11 vehicles seized a week
- Drink/Drug Drivers caught, up 29%
- Drug Possession Arrests, up 54%
- Theft Offences, down 19%
- Theft vehicles, down 41%
A Worrying Trend!
The increase in Public Order Offences including, robbery from a person/individual, assault causing minor harm, theft from shops and serious traffic collisions, which will now be acted upon and highlighted for action by Gardai, for the rest of the year, as per the Policing Strategy.