New Garda Unit In Westmeath Will Target Various Child And Sexual Offences

The unit has also been operating in Laois/Offaly since September 21st.

A new Garda unit tasked with investigating sexual offences, child exploitation and domestic violence began operating in the Westmeath/Meath division today. 

The Divisional Protective Services Unit will also assist in sex offender management. 

They've already been integrated into the Laois/Offaly division since last Monday. 

In total, 27 units incorporating 320 Gardai will be part of DPSU operations in Ireland. 

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