Local Gardai asd Muinter na Tire will host a Community Alert / Text Alert Awareness seminar tomorrow night in Letterkenny.
This comes following the announcement by Justice Minister and Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald that funding for Community Text Alert schemes is to double to €350,000, including a €100,000 rebate scheme.
Garda statement -
Community Alert / Text Alert Awareness Seminar
Local Gardaí in Letterkenny District are hosting a seminar for persons involved in Community Alert / Text Alert schemes in Letterkenny Garda District which encompasses the area from the border at Killea south to Ballybofey & Glenfin and west back towards Letterkenny Town.
When : Tuesday 27th September 2016.
Where: Station House Hotel, Letterkenny.
The seminar will be chaired by Superintendent Michael Finan Letterkenny Garda station and will include the following presenters.
- Vanessa Clarke Development officer with Muintir Na Tire for Community / Text Alert.
- Myles Connor Send mode Text Service provider.
- Sgt Paul Wallace, Divisional Crime Prevention Officer.
- Community Gardai Mc Grath & Meave Logue will also be in attendance to deal with queries.
The seminar will explore the operation of the schemes in Letterkenny District prior to the onset of the Winter season.