There are no plans to replace Detective Superintendent Joe McKenna who he retires from the Castlebar HQ.

This news was confirmed at a recent Joint Policing Committee meeting which local Councillor Christy Hyland says is terrible news for the West of Ireland.

Cllr. Hyland there is also a situation where a Sergeant in Achill retired a number of weeks ago and there is no plan to replace him either.

He says the community is being neglected and believes the new policing model is not working.

He has been speaking to Midwest Radio's Michael D. McAndrew.


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