first_imgLast night’s launch of the Community Alert scheme in Raphoe/St Johnston.Over one hundred residents from the three Community Alert Groups in Raphoe and St Johnston last night attended the launch of the local text alert scheme at Ballylennon Church Hall. The three groups, DCSM, Binnion View and Glenmaquinn came together to launch their respective text alert schemes.The large attendance were welcomed by the three chairmen, Joe Boland, Bert Galbraith and Samuel Elton with Garda Siochana Superintendent Michael Finan and Inspector David Kelly addressing the crowd and officially launching the schemes. Superintendent Finnan said that it was great to see the three groups working closely together and that this could only benefit the whole area.He also said that it was time for the Garda to build relationships in the local communities.He said that the benefits of Community Alert schemes was evident in recent weeks as the alertness of individuals played a major role in the arrest of suspects in several serious crimes. Also addressing the meeting were Sgt Paul Wallace, area crime prevention officer and Vanessa Clarke of Muintir Na Tire.  TIME FOR GARDAI TO BUILD RELATIONSHIPS IN DONEGAL COMMUNITIES – TOP GARDA was last modified: October 23rd, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalRaphoeSt Johnstontext alert schemelast_img

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