65 complaints against gardai in Mayo received by GSOC
A TOTAL of 24 protected disclosures by staff or members of the gardai were made to GSOC last year and over 400 criminal investigations were opened.
The garda watchdog’s annual report shows almost 2,000 complaints detailing almost 3,000 allegations were made against gardai – a slight drop on the previous years figures.
In Mayo, 65 complaints were made against gardai.
The most common complaints nationally were abuse of authority, neglect of duty, discourtesy and allegations of assault, harassment or false imprisonment.