Dáil Éireann - Volume 662 - 07 October, 2008
Written Answers. - Garda Deployment.
Deputy John O’Mahony Deputy John O’Mahony
Deputy John O’Mahony asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of Garda Reserve assigned to County Mayo Garda stations; his plans to increase this number; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [33602/08]
Deputy Dermot Ahern Deputy Dermot Ahern
Deputy Dermot Ahern: At 30 September 2008, there were 254 attested Reserve Gardaí and 157 Reserve trainees nationally.
The number of attested Garda Reserve members currently assigned to the Mayo Garda Division as at 30 September 2008 was eight. The members concerned are attached to the following Garda Stations:
The number of Garda Reserve trainees in the Mayo Garda Division as at 30 September 2008 was nine. They are attached to the following stations:
The recruitment of members to the Garda Reserve is ongoing with regular intakes into the Garda College. The next intake will be in late November. I welcome the prospect of further assignments of Garda Reserve members to Mayo as additional members from Mayo become available.
Dáil Éireann 662 Written Answers. Garda Deployment.