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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

Exclusive: Jeremy Thorpe Investigation: No Charges

Exclusive: Jeremy Thorpe Investigation: No Charges Regular readers of the NYE will know that we have been following the re-investigation of the Jeremy Thorpe [1] case, which was conducted by Gwent Police at the request of Avon & Somerset Constabulary. [...]

November 9, 2017 Police

Another NYE Investigation Vindicated

Another NYE Investigation Vindicated It has been a good week for the NYE crime desk. On the 4th of October 2017 I received a commemorative mouse mat from the North Yorks Moors Railway in thanks for our support after it [...]

October 10, 2017 Police

WILTSHIRE POLICE: Operation Conifer reports on Sir Ted HEATH CSA Allegations

WILTSHIRE POLICE: Operation Conifer reports on Sir Ted HEATH CSA Allegations The national investigation into allegations of child sexual abuse against Sir Edward Heath led by Wiltshire Police which is codenamed Operation Conifer has now reported. This has unquestionably been [...]

October 8, 2017 Police

Salacious Crime Reporting in the National Press

Salacious Crime Reporting in the National Press by TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ Two recent stories published in the national media make me bemoan irresponsible press coverage. The Domino’s Pizza affair A Bridlington couple who had sex openly in Domino’s Pizzas in [...]

October 3, 2017 Police

NYP: A Force Facing a Crisis of Morale, Oversight & Leadership?

NYP: A Force Facing a Crisis of Morale, Oversight & Leadership? Recently, two articles in the mainstream press have been brought to my attention which cause me to take pen to paper. Internal Criticism of NYP by police officers The [...]

September 24, 2017 North Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner

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

NYP Det.Con. on Under-Age Sex Charges

NYP Det.Con. on Under-Age Sex Charges Detective Constable Chris HOGG (49) of the North Yorkshire Police, following allegations leading to his suspension from duty last year, has been charged with an act of gross indecency with a child under the [...]

September 7, 2017 North Yorkshire Police

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