Crime and Victimisation

The latest results are available here.

Nearly 70% of people say fear of crime has no impact on their quality of life. Trust in An Garda Síochána remains stable at 88%.

92% of people said Gardaí would treat them with respect if they had contact with them for any reason.

Less than 20% of people (19%) consider crime in their local area to be a very serious or serious problem, according to An Garda Síochána’s Public Attitudes Survey for Q4 2017.

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