Annual meeting of County Joint Policing Committee next week

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Annual meeting of County Joint Policing Committee next week

A public meeting of the Galway County Joint Policing Committee will be held in Loughrea next week.

The meeting will be held in the Meadow Court Hotel, Clostoken, Loughrea at 7pm next Monday, November 6.

Members of the public affected by the policing of the County of Galway are invited to attend the JPC annual meeting.

The topics which it is intended will be discussed at the meeting include:

Education & Awareness:

  • Misuse of Illegal Substances
  • Road Safety (Speeding, Mobile Phone Usage, Drink/Drug Driving)
  • Bullying
  • Underage Drinking

Crime Prevention/Personal Safety

  • Community Watch Text Alert Schemes
  • CCTV/Anti-Social Behaviour/Vandalism
  • Support for the victims of crime

Illegal Dumping & Littering

  • County Galway Litter Management Plan
  • Reporting incidents of illegal dumping & littering

The Joint Policing Committee consists of members of An Garda Síochána, local and national elected officials representing Galway, county council officials, and community representatives.

The function of the JPC is to serve as a forum for consultation, discussion and recommendations on matters affecting the policing of the County of Galway.