A two day Community Police Initiative has begun in Maynooth today.
The Kildare Division's Mobile Command Unit is being deployed to the town, and will attend as many locations as is possible today and tomorrow, in order to enage with Maynooth residents.
The Division's Crime Prevention Office, Sergeant George Doherty, will be offering advice to householders and businessowners on how to bolster their security arrangements.
Sgt. Doherty and the Maynooth Community Garda will also will discuss a new initiative in Kildare: SAPS.
"Special Area of Policing Service" allows people to identify and make contact with their local community officer and Sgt in Charge at their local stations.
Members of the Victim Support Unit, will also be in attendance.
Kfm is broadcasting live from the first leg of the event, at Tesco Maynooth, between 2pm and 5 O'clock this afternoon