Complaints

A person who has either a suspicion or documentary proof that corrupt practices are taking place should report the matter to An Garda Síochána at:

Garda National Economic Crime Bureau,
Harcourt Square,
Dublin 2,
D02 DH42,
Ireland.

Telephone: +353-1-6663776
Fax: +353-1-6663798
Email: gnecb_dv@garda.ie
Website: Garda National Economic Crime Bureau

Or in confidence to the Bribery and Corruption Confidential Reporting Line on 1800 40 60 80. The Bribery and Corruption Confidential Reporting Line is operated by the Anti-Corruption Unit, Garda National Economic Crime Bureau and all calls received are evaluated by that Unit.

On receipt of 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 District.

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,
Dublin 1,
D01 FT73,
Ireland.

Telephone: +353 1890 600800
Fax: +353 1 8147023
Email: info@gsoc.ie

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.