Harass a hoodie: how Essex police take surveillance to the streets – The Guardian

Posted May 30th, 2008 in ASBOs, police, special report, young offenders by sally

“Operation Leopard is the latest weapon in the fight against antisocial behaviour to receive government backing. Pioneered by officers in Essex policing difficult estates, it deploys forward intelligence teams (FITs) – units trained to gather evidence at foxhunts, protests and football matches – in areas suffering from crime.”

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The Guardian, 30th May 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk