Kildare Joint Policing Committee to host Annual Public Meeting
Kildare County Council and An Garda Síochána will host the annual public meeting of the Joint Policing Committee on Monday 4th December in the Osprey Hotel Naas. The meeting will take place from 7pm – 9pm discussing the theme of ‘Working together to improve road safety’.
‘World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims’ took place on Sunday 19th November and Kildare County Council joined other Local Authorities, the Road Safety Authority, An Garda Síochána and other road safety groups, in remembering all those who have died in road traffic collisions around the world, in Ireland and on our own roads in County Kildare. 2023 has been the worst year for road fatalities in Ireland in many years, with over 165 families losing loved ones in road traffic accidents. Donna Price, Founder, President & PRO of the Irish Road Victims Association will be a guest speaker at the public meeting of the Joint Policing Committee.
Inspector Anthony Connaughton will also speak to the public meeting, discussing Gardaí objectives in relation to road safety.
Kildare County Council’s Road Safety Team will also be in attendance on the night.
The Joint Policing Committee in Kildare has 37 members comprising:
- 15 Elected Members
- 11 Oireachtas Members
- 2 Local Authority Representatives
- 2 Garda Representatives
- 7 Community Representatives
The purpose of the Joint Policing Committee is to serve as a forum for consultations, discussions and recommendations on matters affecting the policing of Kildare.
The public is invited to attend and participate in the annual public meeting. For further information visit www.kildarejointpolicing.ie