Crime prevention

The process to appoint a dedicated Crime Prevention Officer in Co. Tipperary is underway, according to local FG Cllr Joe Leahy.

The process to appoint a dedicated Crime Prevention Officer in Co. Tipperary is underway, according to local FG Cllr Joe Leahy.

According to Cllr Leahy, he has been informed that the appointment process has begun to fill the position which has been vacant since 2011.

Dedicated Crime Prevention Officers (CPOs) are trained to encourage, promote and advise on crime prevention to both the private and business community. They play a very important role in the community - advising businesses, Neighbourhood Watch, Community Alert and many different representative groups in all matters concerning the security and safety of their premises, homes.