Supply Reduction

Key Performance Indicators for the National Drugs Strategy 2009-2016

  • Increase of 25% in the number of supply detection cases by 2016, based on 2008 figures
  • Increase of 25% in the volume of drugs seized that are considered to be intended for the Irish market by 2016, based on 2008 figures
  • Twenty Local Policing Fora established and operating by 2012.

The South Inner City Local Drugs Task Force has identified the development of Garda links with statutory services as a priority as well as an exploration of the benefits of the Arrest Referral Scheme.

It is acknowledged that the success of an Arrest Referral Scehme is dependent on the fostering of good relations between the GardaĆ­ and services.