Renewed calls for permanent dismantling of Castlederg Police Station

castlederg psniThere are renewed calls for the permanent dismantling of Castlederg Police Station following confirmation that the practice of opening the station for five hours every week is to be discontinued.

Local Cllr Ruairi McHugh says this announcement reaffirms Sinn Fein's position that what he termed "this militarized barracks" does nothing to achieve civic, accountable and effective policing in the Castlederg area.

He says while a police presence is desirable in Castlederg, there is no justification to maintain the present base..........