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Ireland. 2009 ‘Policing Resources.’ DoJ Annual Report 2008, p. 13. Dublin: Department of Justice. 1 March
Operation Anvil commenced in May 2005 in the Dublin Metropolitan Region and was extended countrywide in 2006.
The primary focus of this Operation is the disruption of serious and organised criminal activity. It consists of intelligence-led targeted operations on the one hand, and an increased overt visible Garda presence on the other…
Up to 18 January 2009 there were 43,305 arrests, 69,285 searches and 2,281 firearms seized or recovered under Operation Anvil.