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1 Garda for every 440 people in Roscommon area

Sep 30, 2022 13:09 By Shannonside News
1 Garda for every 440 people in Roscommon area 1 Garda for every 440 people in Roscommon area
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Across the Shannonside region, the average ratio of Gardaí to population is 1:370.

The ratio of Gardaí to people in Roscommon is the lowest in the Shannonside region

Latest figures released by the Department of Justice show that the average ratio of Gardaí to general population across Longford, Leitrim, and Roscommon stands at 1 Garda per 370 people.

Roscommon has the lowest number of gardaí per population in the region at 1 garda per 440 people.

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Leitrim has a ratio of 1 to 334 and Longford has a ratio of 1 garda per 335 people

Meath has the worst ratio in the country with 1 garda per 688 people.

The national average stands at 1 to 280.

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