A person who has either a suspicion or documentary proof that corrupt practices are taking place should report the matter to:
On receipt of such a complaint, the Bureau will conduct an assessment to determine whether a crime has taken place and will then either proceed with the investigation itself or assign responsibility to the relevant Garda Region.
Complaints against the Garda Síochána
A person who has either a suspicion or documentary proof that a Garda is involved in corrupt practices should report the matter to:
Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC)
150 Upper Abbey Street,
Telephone: +353 1890 600800
Fax: +353 1 8147023
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is an independent body established under the Garda Síochána Act 2005. It is answerable to the Oireachtas (parliament). GSOC’s objectives are to establish a system for dealing with complaints against An Garda Síochána that is efficient, effective and fair to all concerned, and, to promote public confidence in that system. GSOC employs its own investigators for the investigation of serious complaints including all those alleging offences of a criminal nature. Further information can be found at the Garda Ombudsman Website.