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Update major review into mass cancellation of 999 calls expected today

Sep 23, 2021 08:09 By News Northern Sound
Update major review into mass cancellation of 999 calls expected today Update major review into mass cancellation of 999 calls expected today
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500 high-priority crimes weren't investigated because they were wrongly cancelled.

An update on a major review into the mass cancellation of 999 calls is expected at a Policing Authority meeting today.

A Garda review found up to 500 high-priority crimes weren't investigated because they were wrongly cancelled.

Garda commissioner Drew Harris will today face a second grilling by the Policing Authority, who ordered an independent investigation.

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Sinn Féin's justice spokesperson, Martin Kenny, says the saga has affected the gardai's reputation.

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