GRA discusses need for legislation to protect Gardai from online abuse

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The Garda Representative Association say legislation to protect Gardai from abuse on social media should be introduced in Ireland.

Politicians in France are debating a new law that would criminalise any social media videos identifying police officers.

Donegal GRA Representative, Brendan O'Connor acknowledges that they are in a public role but says abuse of Gardai online is distressing for the individuals and their families: