ONE of the most senior garda officers in Limerick city is to be promoted to the rank of Chief Superintendent.
Supt John Scanlan, who is currently stationed at Roxboro Road, has previously served at Henry Street garda station.
In recent years the Limerick native has also served as Superintendent at Granard garda station in County Longford and at Ennis in County Clare.
His promotion, which must be officially approved by the Government, is expected to take effect in the coming months.
During his time in Limerick, Supt Scanlan has headed up some of the city’s most high profile investigations.
Most recently, he led the investigation into the murder of two people at a house in O’Malley Park, Southill in January.