Mary welcomes the new ‘the Drug Related Intimidation Reporting Programme’ to respond to the needs of drug users and family members experiencing drug related intimidation by the Gardai.
An Garda Síochána in dealing with any complaint of drug related intimidation or advice sought in relation to this issue, will do so with the utmost safety and effective means in order to afford the person or family subject to the threat of the best level of security, advice and support which can be offered. Most importantly An Garda Síochána will deal with this issue in the utmost confidential and secure fashion.
An Garda Síochána will offer the following:
• Provide practical safety information
• Provide advice in relation to particular threats or instances of intimidation
• Provide information on appropriate drug support services for the individual in the family who is accruing drug debts
• Outline how to make a formal complaint, what is involved, what happens after and possible outcomes
Please find attached poster for the DMR North Central Division.
Inspector Tomás Gormley is the contact person in the DMR North Central Division for Drug Related Intimidation and can be contacted at 01 6668000 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.