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Strategic Policy Committee Support

Local authorities set up policy committees where elected councillors and representatives from social, economic, cultural, environmental, community and voluntary groups may advise on, develop and review council policy.

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Joint Policing Committees

The Garda Siochana Act 2005 introduced the establishment of Joint Policing Committees (JPCS), whose function is ‘to serve as a forum for consultation, discussions and recommendations on matters affecting the policing of the local authority’s administrative area’. JPCs represent a collaborative approach between local authorities, An Garda Siochana and the community and voluntary sector in supporting policing and enhancing community safety.

Key specific functions of the JPC, as cited in section 36(2) of the Garda Siochana Act are:

(a) Keep under review: