SF survey finds 25% of Donegal crime victims don’t report it to gardai

Padraig MacLochlainnSinn Fein is launching the results of its survey on the impacts and attitudes to crime in North & East Donegal at a function in Letterkenny at the moment.

The survey of 500 people, which the party says was carried out in accordance with strict demographic and scientific guidelines, finds that over 30% of those surveyed said they had been victims of crime of anti-social behaviour, and of that number, over a quarter of them had not reported their experiences to gardai.

The party is presenting a copy of its findings to Chief Superintendent Terry Mc Ginn today, saying that it's important that the good relationship between gardai and the community is supported and enhanced.

Justice Spokesperson Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn says this is an important document..........