Sexual relationships in undercover policing – Halsbury’s Law Exchange

Posted March 12th, 2013 in investigatory powers, news, police, reports, select committees by sally

“Like most people who are commenting in the ether at the moment, I find disturbing one of the two principal threads of the story about undercover policing which are in the news: the forging by one or more undercover officers of sexual relationships with people in the protest groups they had infiltrated. Have a look at this report on the BBC website, for a flavour of the coverage it is receiving, and a call for tighter controls to prevent such activity in the future. And then look at the Home Affairs Select Committee interim report.”

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Halsbury’s Law Exchange, 11th March 2013