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235. Deputy John Lahart asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of members of the drug squad allocated to Tallaght and Rathfarnham Garda stations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [10691/19]

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Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): The information is in the following tables:

National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau 2015-2019
Year
Strength
2015
107
2016
105
2017
114
2018
112
2019
111
Drugs Unit Personnel by Division 2008 -2019
DIVISION
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
Dec-18
Jan-19
D.M.R. EAST
10
9
13
15
13
13
10
10
9
11
9
9
D.M.R. NORTH
25
31
34
32
31
27
16
25
21
19
19
20
D.M.R. NORTH CENTRAL
15
16
15
18
20
13
20
20
30
14
15
18
D.M.R. SOUTH
28
26
30
31
30
23
17
16
17
14
16
17
D.M.R. SOUTH CENTRAL
22
18
19
16
13
11
19
19
13
9
12
12
D.M.R. WEST
32
35
36
35
28
26
24
26
20
17
11
11
D.M.R. NSS
0
0
0
2
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
CARLOW / KILDARE
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
KILDARE
0
5
6
7
2
2
6
7
8
9
11
11
LAOIS / OFFALY
10
10
13
6
3
0
3
0
0
5
5
4
MEATH
3
10
10
7
6
4
4
5
8
5
6
6
LONGFORD / WESTMEATH
12
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
WESTMEATH
0
7
9
9
7
7
6
5
6
6
6
6
WICKLOW
11
11
11
11
3
4
4
4
11
0
4
4
CAVAN / MONAGHAN
11
10
11
8
5
0
0
0
0
5
4
4
DONEGAL
8
10
8
12
10
10
8
7
4
4
2
1
LOUTH
8
6
7
6
7
6
6
6
6
5
2
9
SLIGO / LEITRIM
8
8
2
7
8
6
8
7
7
14
6
6
WATERFORD / KILKENNY
15
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
KILKENNY/CARLOW
0
8
11
8
7
7
5
7
4
5
5
5
TIPPERARY
14
10
10
9
8
7
7
8
9
12
8
9
WATERFORD
0
12
12
10
10
9
5
5
5
6
6
6
WEXFORD
13
12
12
11
6
4
1
6
6
5
5
9
CORK CITY
26
25
27
24
26
29
28
15
20
17
18
18
CORK NORTH
8
8
9
7
9
9
5
5
5
5
5
5
CORK WEST
6
5
6
7
5
4
3
4
3
5
4
4
KERRY
11
11
10
10
6
8
10
9
7
9
10
12
LIMERICK
14
19
22
20
12
11
12
14
12
11
12
8
CLARE
6
6
9
9
7
6
7
5
5
5
4
3
GALWAY
8
13
12
12
11
12
8
12
9
9
9
9
MAYO
6
6
7
5
5
5
5
5
5
6
5
5
ROSCOMMON / GALWAY EAST
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
ROSCOMMON / LONGFORD
0
8
7
7
6
7
6
6
6
4
3
5
TOTAL
341
355
378
361
310
270
253
258
256
236
222
236