The Garda Inspectorate is a three-member team established on 26 July, 2006 in accordance with Part 5 of the Garda Síochána Act, 2005.

Mark Toland formerly of the London Metropolitan Police has been appointed Chief Inspector with effect from 6 November 2017. There are two Deputy Chief Inspector posts, one which is held by Pauline Shields formerly of the PSNI and the second Deputy Chief Inspector Hugh Hume will be appointed shortly.

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