County Kildare Community Text Alert Evening

muintir na tireThursday, 27th March 2014 - 7:30 pm – 8:45 pm
Tougher’s Restaurant, Newhall, Naas

County Kildare Joint Policing Committee will be hosting an information evening on Text Alert for Community Alert and Neighbourhood Watch groups on Thursday, 27th.

The objectives of the evening are to share and provide information on An Garda Siochana Guidelines on Community Text Alert, to consider the scheme’s adoption and rollout by An Garda Siochana and local communities in County Kildare, and to provide an opportunity for networking between communities and agencies.

The evening is targeting existing existing Community Text Alert schemes and Coordinators AND those considering establishing community text alert as part of a Crime Prevention programme.

7.30 pm Welcome – Cllr Pádraig McEvoy, JPC Chairperson

7.40 pm Community Text Alert Guidelines – Sgt. Denis Beaky, An Garda Síochána

7.55 pm Community Text Alert Set-Up, Local Experiences and Models - Muintir na Tíre

8.10 pm Next Steps – Chief Superintendent Michael Byrnes

8.20 pm Informal networking and Information stands

If you wish to attend, please register your interest with Bernard Higgins, County Kildare Community and Voluntary Forum at or 045 988436.

Light refreshments will be available from 7:00 pm.