Crimelog News

8 Crime Prevention Tips for Farmers

Jan. 21, 2020, 1:53 p.m.

With the closure of nearly 140 rural Garda Stations since 2012 it is no surprise that there has been a sharp increase in the number of rural crimes committed over the same years. Many rural dweller

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Community CCTV Schemes

Jan. 9, 2020, 11:33 a.m.

With advancement in CCTV capabilities this can aid policing and help tackle roaming criminal gangs, particularly those targeting rural areas.</p> <p>The Data Commissioner is due to examine the sui

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The devastating impact Garda station closures has had on rural communities

Jan. 9, 2020, 11:32 a.m.

Since the year 2012 government budget cuts has resulted in the closure of 139 Garda stations around the country. On top of this a large number of stations are opening for a reduced number of hours

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Young Irish people choosing drugs over drink

Jan. 9, 2020, 11:32 a.m.

Mayo coroner Patrick O'Connor has linked the mental-health crisis among Irish youth with rising drug use, particularly in rural areas. Due to the importance of social media and public appearance yo

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Rural communities under siege

Sept. 18, 2019, 12:58 p.m.

Rural crime which includes damage and theft of farming equipment and livestock has increased dramatically over the last 10 years. Farmers and landowners are becoming increasingly frightened as figu

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Technology for a safer home (and lower insurance premiums)

Sept. 18, 2019, 12:40 p.m.

More households are turning to smart technology to protect their homes. One of the main benefits that security technology could have for homeowners is a potential reduction in insurance premiums in

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