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Undercover & InfoWar Ops in Yorkshire (5) Special/Ports Branch

Undercover & InfoWar Ops in Yorkshire (5) Special/Ports Branch by TIM HICKS. Background  This is the fifth article on the subject of undercover and information warfare operations in Yorkshire. The first covered the influence of the military on armed and [...]

November 12, 2017 Police

An Ethical Dilemma: Police Use of Civilian “Paedophile Hunters” in Online Undercover “Sting Operations”

An Ethical Dilemma: Police Use of Civilian “Paedophile Hunters” in Online Undercover “Sting Operations” by TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Last month I commented on a dilemma in modern policing: is it right to pay a convicted sex offender to act as [...]

September 19, 2017 Police

Book Review: “Undercover” – by Rob Evans and Paul Lewis

Book Review: “Undercover” – by Rob Evans and Paul Lewis Following on from my recent article on police undercover operations in North Yorkshire, I wanted to research the subject further. I had been very impressed by the quality of the [...]

September 17, 2017 Misc

Undercover and InfoWar Operations in Yorkshire (4)

Undercover and InfoWar Operations in Yorkshire (4) by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ This is the fourth article on the subject of undercover and information warfare operations in Yorkshire. The first covered the influence of the military on armed and undercover police [...]

September 4, 2017 Police

Operation Sanctuary: A Personal View on a Major Dilemma on Policing the Exploitation of Vulnerable Persons

Operation Sanctuary: A Personal View on a Major Dilemma on Policing the Exploitation of Vulnerable Persons by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Following on from my recent article on undercover policing, I have been asked to comment on the recent furore over [...]

August 20, 2017 Police

Undercover and InfoWar Operations in Yorkshire (2)

Undercover and InfoWar Operations in Yorkshire (2) This article is the second in a series covering the influence of the military on armed, undercover and information warfare police operations. The first covered armed and undercover operations and can be viewed [...]

August 3, 2017 Police

Undercover and InfoWar Operations in Yorkshire (1)

Undercover and InfoWar Operations in Yorkshire (1) Crime & Parliamentary Affairs correspondent TIM HICKS reports. ~~~~~ Resignation of Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner for Cambridgeshire I read with great interest of the resignation of the Deputy Police & Crime Commissioner [...]

July 28, 2017 Police

The Big Business Connection

The Big Business Connection by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction In 2009 it emerged that MI5, Special Branch and the Industrial Intelligence Section of the notorious Special Demonstrations Squad had infiltrated trade unions. Undercover police officers had provided information and intelligence [...]

April 27, 2019 North Yorkshire Police

Public Filming: Minneapolis and North Yorkshire #3

Public Filming: Minneapolis and North Yorkshire #3 by TIM HICKS  ~~~~~ Introduction In my article “Minneapolis and North Yorkshire” I covered the impact of the death of Mr George Floyd in Minneapolis on policing in North Yorkshire. I stated There [...]

July 14, 2020 North Yorkshire Police, Police

Book Review: “Catching a Serial Killer”

Book Review: “Catching a Serial Killer” Book review by TIM HICKS ~~~~~ Introduction I bought “Catching a Serial Killer” to continue my research into the disappearance of Miss Claudia Lawrence in York. Having read the book I felt “Catching a [...]

June 28, 2018 Misc, Police