Joint Policing Committee

Louth County Council have established a Joint Policing Committee structure that reflects general structures in County Louth.  Its functions are provided for in the An Garda Siochana Act, 2005 and the associated revised Strategy Guidelines that were published in 2014.  The committees are as follows:-

A Community Safety Strategy, which is the Joint Policing Strategy, has been adopted by the JPC structure, as the Strategy to underpin the work of the Committee. See link below.

Community Safety Strategy.pdf (size 18.6 MB)

Joint Policing Commmittee Steering Group

A steering group made up of the Chief Executive, Chief Superintendent Louth Garda Division, Chairperson Louth County Council, Chairperson Drogheda Local Policing Forum, Chairperson Dundalk Local Policing Forum and Chairperson Ardee Local Policing Forum.

Notice of Joint Policing Committee 2020 Public Meeting

The County Louth JPC Committee advises that due to Covid 19 Restrictions they are unable to meet the requirement to hold a public meeting in 2020.

The function of the JPC is to provide a forum for debate and discussion on policing issues in their respective JPC areas.

In order to facilitate continued engagement between the public and JPC members it has been decided to invite the public to submit questions/issues in relation to policing issues in their area which will be addressed at the next JPC meetings in November 2020.

For details on the November meeting dates and information on how to submit your question please see link below:

Notice of Public Meeting 2020.docx (size 14.3 KB)

Dundalk Local Policing Forum

The Dundalk Local Policing Forum represents the Dundalk Municipal District and the Dundalk Garda District.  Its membership is as follows:-

Cllr. Sean Kelly Chairperson
Cllr. Edel Corrigan  
Cllr. Conor Keelan 
Cllr. John Reilly  
Cllr. Andrea McKevitt 
Cllr. Antoin Watters 
Cllr. Emma Coffey  
Cllr. Marianne Butler 
Cllr. Maria Doyle  
Cllr. Liam Reilly  
Cllr. Kevin Meenan 
Cllr. Tomas Sharkey  
Cllr. Maeve Yore  
Super. Gerard CurleyDundalk Garda District
Frank PentonyDirector of Services
Members of Oireachtas
  • Peter Fitzpatrick TD
  • Imelda Munster TD
  • Gerald Nash TD
  • Fergus O'Dowd TD
  • Ruairi O'Murchu TD
  • Senator John McGahon
  • Senator Erin McGreehan
Pat McVeighCommunity and Voluntary Rep
John TempleCommunity and Voluntary Rep
VacantCommunity and Voluntary Rep
Matthew McGreehanIFA Rep
Frank WattersBusiness Rep

LPF Dundalk Minutes

Drogheda Local Policing Forum

The Drogheda Local Policing Forum represents both the interests of the Borough District of Drogheda and the Drogheda Garda District.  Its membership is as follows:-

Cllr. James Byrne Chairperson
Cllr. Fiachra MacRaghnaill  
Cllr. Pio Smith  
Cllr. Joanna Byrne  
Cllr. Kevin Callan 
Cllr. Paddy McQuillan 
Cllr. Eileen Tully  
Cllr. Michelle Hall 
Cllr. Tom Cunningham  
Cllr. Declan Power  
Super. Andrew WattersDrogheda Garda District
Paddy DonnellyDirector of Services
Members of Oireachtas
  • Peter Fitzpatrick TD
  • Imelda Munster TD
  • Gerald Nash TD
  • Fergus O'Dowd TD
  • Ruairi O'Murchu TD
  • Senator John McGahon
  • Senator Erin McGreehan
Tony Mullins Community and Voluntary Rep
Flora OkobiCommunity and Voluntary Rep
David McCloskeyBusiness Rep
Nicholas SullivanIFA Rep

LPF Drogheda Minutes

Ardee Local Policing Forum

The Ardee Local Policing Forum represents both the interests of the Ardee Municipal District and the Ardee Garda District.   It should be noted that while the Garda Station of Dunleer is located in the Ardee local authority municipal district, it is served by the Drogheda Garda District. Its membership is as follows:-

Cllr. Jim Tenanty Chairperson
Cllr. John Sheridan  
Cllr. Pearse McGeough 
Cllr. Dolores Minogue 
Cllr. Hugh Conlon  
Cllr. Paula Butterly
Super. Andrew WattersArdee Garda District
Insp. Brendan CaddenDrogheda Garda District
Joe McGuinnessDirector of Service
Members of Oireachtas
  • Peter Fitzpatrick TD
  • Imelda Munster TD
  • Gerald Nash TD
  • Fergus O'Dowd TD
  • Ruairi O'Murchu TD
  • Senator John McGahon
  • Senator Erin McGreehan
Hugh ConlonCommunity and Voluntary Rep
VacantCommunity and Voluntary Rep
David RingBusiness Rep
Denis BrennanIFA Rep

LPF Ardee Minutes