Meath Joint Policing Committee (JPC)

Meath Joint Policing Committee (JPC) was established in 2009 under the Garda Síochána Act 2005. Its overall aim is to act as a forum for consultation, discussion and recommendations on matters affecting policing.

The Joint Policing Committee’s stated role outlines the need to:

  • Keep under review:
    • the levels and patterns of crime, disorder and anti social behaviour (including the patterns and levels of misuse of alcohol and drugs) and
    • the underlying factors that contribute to these issues.
  • Advise the local authority and the Garda Siochana on how they might best perform their functions and do everything feasibly possible to improve the safety and quality of life, to prevent crime, disorder and anti social behaviour.
  • Arrange and host public meetings concerning matters affecting the policing of the local authorities administrative area.
  • Establish in consultation with the local Garda Superintendent and specific neighbourhoods, local policing fora to discuss and make recommendations to the JPC.
  • Co-ordinate the activities of local policing fora.

The Joint Policing Committee currently meets quarterly on a Monday from 4pm -6pm. Travel expenses are provided for attending meetings.

Further information is also available on http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/Joint_Policing_Committees

Please note that the current vacancy is for members who are part of the Community/Voluntary Pillar

If you or a member of your group is interested in the position, please complete the nomination form and return it by Friday 30th August 2019 to meathppn@meathcoco.ie or by post to: PPN Support Officer, Meath County Council, Buvinda House, Dublin Road, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 Y291.

Nomination form for JPC