Gardai Anti-Corruption Unit plans random testing within the next 6 months.
The group representing garda sergeants and inspectors says gardai can’t be drug tested without a reason.
It’s after it was announced that all gardai would be subject to random drug testing.
[Media Statement]— AGSI (@AGSI_Ireland) June 2, 2021
“AGSI supports any initiative that builds public trust and confidence. We recognise that members of An Garda Sìochàna should be above reproach in the exercise of their duties. @antoabs https://t.co/G2D6p7v1VJ
The AGSI says it hadn’t been informed of the new system which is due to come into effect in six months.
Former Detective Inspector, Pat Marry, says he sees their point.
Complaints of alleged Garda drug use made to new Anti-Corruption Unit https://t.co/RRQxbq6l8T— TheJournal.ie (@thejournal_ie) June 1, 2021
Acting Justice Minister, Heather Humphreys, says she will hear the AGSI out.