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Listen:Policing Authority Raises Questions About Garda Investigation Of Domestic Abuse.

: 05/23/2020 - 17:19

The Garda oversight body's raised questions about whether good practice in investigating domestic abuse is systemic in the force yet.

The Policing Authority's also found Gardai have failed to arrest some domestic abusers during the lockdown - despite clear evidence of a serious assault.

It's highlighted "excellent interventions" by officers, though, which have led to quick access to safety and protection for victims.

Edel Hackett from Safe Ireland says their services are starting to see the effects of domestic violence on children:

newstalk1518262.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

 

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