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This article gives us more information about the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing minimum standards on the rights, support and protection of victims of crime, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2001/220/JHA. The Victims’ Directive provides for minimum rights, supports and protection for victims of crime regardless of where the crime was committed in the European Union. The rights under the Directive are not conditional upon the residential status of the victim or the victims’ citizenship or nationality.
  • Ireland
  • Research
  • 2015
Following a pilot project, a Text Alert scheme was launched in the Republic of Ireland in September, 2013 by An Garda Síochána (Police Force) with the support of a number of existing community networks including Community Alert, Neighborhood Watch, the Irish Farmers Association and related stakeholders. The scheme provides a further mechanism by which An Garda Síochána can provide crime prevention information to community groups, who in turn will forward this information and advice by text or email to all members of the group in the community.
  • Ireland
  • Research
  • 2015

On Wednesday 20 January 2016 Ms. Frances Fitzgerald T.D., Minister for Justice and Equality, launched the Second National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual and gender-based Violence 2016 - 2021...

  • Ireland
  • Domestic violence
  • National policy
  • 2014

On 17 October 2016, the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D., launched the Second National Action Plan to Prevent and Combat Human Trafficking in Ireland....

  • Ireland
  • Trafficking in human beings
  • National policy
  • 2014

Operation Thor, which was launched by An Garda Síochána (Irish Police Service) on 2 November 2015, is a multi-stranded national operation which entails a broad range of activities to tackle...

  • Ireland
  • Organised property crime
  • Other OPC
  • National policy
  • 2014