Category: Police

Sherwood has exposed undercover policing. Now let’s hear the stories of victims like me | Alison

The TV series casts a welcome spotlight on the spy cops scandal, but the real-life racism, sexism and abuse is still unexplored The BBC crime drama Sherwood signifies the moment our campaign about spy cops abuse has cut through the noise. Set in a “red wall” former mining community in Nottinghamshire, the main storyline follows…
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Sherwood has exposed undercover policing. Now let’s hear the stories of victims like me | Alison

The TV series casts a welcome spotlight on the spy cops scandal, but the real-life racism, sexism and abuse is still unexplored The BBC crime drama Sherwood signifies the moment our campaign about spy cops abuse has cut through the noise. Set in a “red wall” former mining community in Nottinghamshire, the main storyline follows…
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Sherwood has exposed undercover policing. Now let’s hear the stories of victims like me | Alison

The TV series casts a welcome spotlight on the spy cops scandal, but the real-life racism, sexism and abuse is still unexplored The BBC crime drama Sherwood signifies the moment our campaign about spy cops abuse has cut through the noise. Set in a “red wall” former mining community in Nottinghamshire, the main storyline follows…
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This is why Scotland Yard is in disgrace: bad policing and penny-pinching politicians | Duncan Campbell

Officers will be rightly criticised as Britain’s biggest force is put into special measures, but ministers betrayed the public too The headlines, from the Times and the Mail to the Sun and the Guardian, all announce that the Metropolitan police – Britain’s biggest force, and progenitor of the mantra that we have the “best police…
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The Guardian view on policing in crisis: the Met needs a superhead | Editorial

Six forces including London’s are now in special measures. But the government’s actions too should be scrutinised The daunting task awaiting the soon-to-be-appointed chief of the Metropolitan police just got harder. As of this week, the force has been placed under conditions known as “engage” – the term used by the police inspectorate (HMIC) for…
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The Guardian view on policing in crisis: the Met needs a superhead | Editorial

Six forces including London’s are now in special measures. But the government’s actions too should be scrutinised The daunting task awaiting the soon-to-be-appointed chief of the Metropolitan police just got harder. As of this week, the force has been placed under conditions known as “engage” – the term used by the police inspectorate (HMIC) for…
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The Guardian view on policing in crisis: the Met needs a superhead | Editorial

Six forces including London’s are now in special measures. But the government’s actions too should be scrutinised The daunting task awaiting the soon-to-be-appointed chief of the Metropolitan police just got harder. As of this week, the force has been placed under conditions known as “engage” – the term used by the police inspectorate (HMIC) for…
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