Retailers have been raising concerns to local representatives.
Local representatives in Offaly are seeking a meeting with the Garda Superintendent, following reports from retailers of "thefts, abuse and anti-social behavior."
Fianna Fáil TD Barry Cowen and Councillors Declan Harvey and Tony McCormack have requested a face-to-face with Superintendent at Tullamore Garda Station, James Lawless.
It follows an informal meeting between local businesses and Gardaí regarding policing issues and available resources.
Councillor McCormack outlines what he'd like to see happen after meeting the Superintendent: