Joint Policing Committee Agendas

Agenda of meeting of the County Sligo Joint Policing Committee to be held on 30th September 2022 at 10.30 am

Sligo County Council
County Hall

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20th September 2022


Dear JPC Committee Member,

A meeting of the County Sligo Joint Policing Committee will be held:

On:  30th September 2022

At:  10.30 a.m.

In:  Council Chamber, Riverside, Sligo

The Agenda for the meeting is set out below.  I would be grateful if you would arrange to attend.

John Moran
A/Director of Services



  1. To note minutes of meeting of County Sligo JPC held on 24th June 2022.
  2. Matters Arising.
  3. Sligo JPC Strategic Plan 2017 – 2022 (Update on Actions).
  4. Update on Text Alert System.
  5. Youth Action Project Sligo Leitrim - Presentation by Inspector Paul Kilcoyne, Sligo.
  6. Notice received of issues to be raised: 
    1. (Deferred from June Meeting) Received from Councillor S. Maguire:
      “To enquire if An Garda Síochána have any information for young people with regard to sexual assault and do they run any public/ educational sessions to inform young people of the seriousness of these offences”?
    2. Received from Councillor T. Healy:
      “To call on the Garda to carry out a speed check on the R290 from Collooney to Ballisodare and on the Ballisodare to Crowna Church on the N59.  Both are a major concern to residents regarding speed coming into Ballisodare village”
    3. Received from Councillor M. Casserly:
      “Over the past three years how many coercive control cases have being reported and are currently being dealt with in the Sligo Leitrim Division?”
    4. Received from Councillor M. Casserly:
      “Following on from the Commissioner's recent comments re staffing levels and the need nationally for more members and support staff, what are the current extra staffing requirements in the Sligo Leitrim Division particularly in the ability to respond to rural crime”
    5. Received from Councillor D. Mulvey:
      “To ask An Garda Síochána to address the concerns from residents in the Skreen area asking when a replacement will be appointed for the recently retired former Garda John Mc Guinness”
    6. Received from Councillor A. Gibbons:
      “Is there a plan of action in place to tackle the abuse of the one-way system in Sligo?  In particular traffic exiting from the Market Yard onto Dominick Street, and other places where similar reckless actions are taking place by small number of reckless drivers”
    7. Received from Councillor A. Gibbons:
      “What plans are in place, if any, to have extra Garda on foot-patrol on our streets to deal with incidences of antisocial behaviour within our city.  Not just for the tourist season but all year”
    8. Received from Councillor A. Gibbons:
      “Is bicycle theft classed as a crime? and if so, how many reports of bicycle theft have you received from January 2021 to August 2022?  How many successful convictions have there been for bicycle theft for years January 2021 to August 2022”
  7. Correspondence
    1. Email from The Policing Authority re: Meeting of Chairpersons of the Joint Policing Committee and the Chief Executives of the Local Authorities to be held on Monday 19th September 2022 from 9.30am – 4pm in The Aisling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8
  8. Arrangements for next meeting
  9. Any Other Business


Meeting Date 30/09/2022