Garda Commissioner Drew Harris inspecting new’ Gardaí at the Garda Training College, Templemore, County Tipperary last month
Coronavirus: Garda recruits to be deployed after just one week in Templemore https://t.co/qjw63rosUn
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The changes mean recruits will undertake most of their education from their homes on an e-learning platform before gaining practical experience in frontline policing.
It will also mean students will deploy to stations with little or no practical training. However, these students will not typically deploy on the streets and will not be able to perform arrests…