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Garda drugs unit reduced by 50%

The long-rumoured cut in the Waterford Garda Drugs unit has proven to be more than idle conjecture.
Waterford’s drugs unit has seen its staffing levels cut by 50 per cent over the last four years. During the same period, controlled drug offences in the Waterford Garda division fell by almost 44%, a clear indication of the catastrophic effect that cutbacks to policing services are having on local detection rates. Information released in a [...]