BellTime Magazine Spring 2018 BellTime 9-5 - Page 12

AN GARDA SÍOCHÁNA An Garda Síochána was formed in February 1922. Garda Headquarters is based in the Phoenix Park, Dublin 8. The general direction and control of An Garda Síochána is the responsibility of the Garda Commissioner who is appointed by the Government. Policing is an exciting job with unique demands. It is a challenging and exciting role and one which continually presents new and interesting experiences. Modern policing entails much more than crime fighting. Reducing the fear of crime and working in partnership with communities are the keys to making a positive difference and improving quality of life for all citizens. Garda Trainee: As a member of An Garda Síochána, you will operate on the front line, supporting victims and witnesses, providing reassurance and instilling confidence. You will also be in a position to make a proactive contribution to your area, building relationships and trust within the community. Your training will provide you with all the tools you need to carry out the necessary functions and tasks expected for policing an increasingly diverse society. Policing is intrinsically rewarding but you also receive a competitive salary with attractive allowances. To reach trainee stage however you must go through a rigorous selection procedure, designed to test whether you have the qualities necessary to become a successful member of An Garda Síochána. After training the career presents opportunities to work in a wide variety of fields including Community Policing, Traffic Contro B&VwVFV&Ɩ2&FW"FWFV7FfRGWFW2&v6VB7&RfW7FvFg&VB@G'Vw2ffV6W2v&F<:6:26֗GFVBF7&VFrƖ6R6W'f6RFB2gVǐ&W&W6VFFfRb&VN( 2FfW'6R6VFW2WV'GVFW0VW"B7FfVǒV6W&vW2Ɩ6F2g&V&W'2b6VvVG2b&666WG# &VDP6FF2f"VG'( 2VƖv&ƗG&Vr2fW'fWrvWfW"gVFWF26VFpVƖv&ƗG&WV&VVG2fW'fWrbFR26VV7F&6W72Bv&F<:6:6V&6R&6W72&Pf&Rwwrv&FRF&RVƖv&Rf"6VV7F2G&VRƖ6@W7C( "&RbvB6&7FW ( "&RV'2bvR'WBBWB3RV'2bvR֖FvBbFR66rFFRbFR6WFF( "&RFbWW&VVV&W"7FFR "&RFbWW&VV6֖2&V7FFP"FR7v726fVFW&F 2&R&VgVvVRVFW"FR&VgVvVR7Bc BfRBW&BbRV.( 26FVW0&W6FV6RFR7FFRFR66rFFRbFPGfW'F6VVBf"FR6WFFf"FRf67Fv6FRF֗76&VFW2BGW&rFPVvBV'2VFFVǒ&V6VFrFBW&B2BFF&W6FV6RFR7FFRVFpFfW"V'3R2&VVw&FVB7V'6F'&FV7F"2f֖ǒV&W"b7V6W'66Ɩ6PvFFRF֗762BFVG0&VwVF2#2( "fR'FR66rFFS'FVB&6Vfr6W'Ff6FRvFw&FPC2֖VffR7V&V7G2B&F'WfV¢ "BWfVR6W'Ff6FR"v&BFPFg&Wv&bVƖf6F2e 2B&V6v6VBVƖf6FBWfVR w&VFW"FVVVB6&&RFFR&fRFW&2b&FWfVBfVRbV&r0FWFW&֖VB'VƗGBVƖf6F2&V@@BW7BfR&fV&f6V7GvwVvW3Rbv6W7B&R&6"VvƗ67V66WFV7&R&fV'6WfrFP&VWfBw&FW2&6Vfr6W'Ff6FR f"VvƗ6"&6F&Vv7V676W76VG206WBWB'FRV&Ɩ2FVG26W'f6Rࢥ7V&V7G2FVBfVFFWfVVfr6W'Ff6FP&RB66FW&VBWVfVBf"VG'FF06WFFख6W'F66W272FRƖVBVfp6W'Ff6FR&RFVVVBWVfVBF&F'Vfr6W'Ff6FRFFFƖ6G2W7B6fR&fV&f6V7GvwVvW2FW&R2&WV&VVBF&Rb7V6f2VvB2Ɩ6G2W7BVFW&v666WFV6RFW7@5Bv&F&W6W'fSFRv&F&W6W'fR2fVF'VB&GG&vg&FR6VGv6RW'6R2F767BFRgVFRf&6Rf&W2Ɩ6rGWFW2FWW&f&ЧƖ6rGWFW22FWFW&֖VB'FR6֗76W"66VB'gVFRv&Fv&F&W6W'fW26''WBf&W2GWFW2v66VFS6VGVvvVVBbV&Ɩ26fWG( 26VGƖ6rfBG&7FFGWG6V6F0&GWG45EbGWGB"WfVG26g&Fr7&R( 27FF26V7W&GGWGvfpWfFV6R6W'B6W'fr7V6W0&G2Ɩ6r( 2&BG&ff26V6BGWFW2767FrB"VW&vV6W2