Mac Lochlainn says problems with An Garda Siochana can be addressed if reform is realised

Padraig MacLochlainn

Sinn Féin's Justice Spokesperson says the campaign for a more accountable police service must be intensified.

Donegal North East Deputy Padraig Mac Lochlainn told the parties Ard Fheis in Derry at the weekend that a police service, free from political interference and fully accountable to our communities at local and state level remains the priority.

Deputy Mac Lochlainn says the various crises faced by An Garda Síochána over recent years demonstrate that it is not fit for purpose, but with proper resourcing and more accountability, this can be turned around if a number of promised changes are followed through...........