Garda Numbers Must Move With Population Figures - Midlands TD

Carol Nolan wants preventative action taken to avoid rising crime rates.

Garda presence needs to be increased in the midlands, to match the rising population.

That's according to Independent Laois Offaly TD, Carol Nolan, who says Mountmellick, Kilcormac, Clonaslee, and Kinnitty are areas of particular concern.

Probationary Gardaí increased from 9 to 16 between 2015 and 2023.

Deputy Nolan says Garda numbers have to keep up with the increase in crime:

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