Gardaí in Laois Offaly Division take to Facebook to engage with public

Michelle Hogan

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Michelle Hogan

Gardaí in Laois Offaly Division take to Facebook to help fight crime

An Garda Síochána in the Laois Offaly Division have taken to Facebook as a new way to tackle crime and engage with the community.

The new Facebook page aims to alert people in the locality to different news and alerts. 

Graham Kavanagh is the Laois Offaly Crime Prevention Officer.

“An Garda Síochána in the Laois Offaly Division view the page as a valuable tool to engage with the local community regarding property found, road safety, crime prevention and more. It is being established on a phased implementation and we hope to build content and followers over time,” he said.

Search Garda Síochána Laois Offaly to find the page on Facebook.

The Facebook page is just started out but so far there has been weather alerts and road safety shared by local gardai.