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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

Undercover and InfoWar Operations in Yorkshire (3)

Undercover and InfoWar Operations in Yorkshire (3) SCARBOROUGH Background and terminology This is the third 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 [...]

August 6, 2017 Police, Scarborough Borough Council

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

NYP: RUN – HIDE – TELL

NYP: RUN – HIDE – TELL The North Yorkshire Police has issued advice to the public in relation to possible acts of international terrorism, reproduced below: The UK threat level from International Terrorism is now ‘critical’ which means an attack [...]

May 25, 2017 Police

Child Sex Abuse: One Whistle-Blower’s Story

Child Sex Abuse: One Whistle-Blower’s Story by Crime & Parliamentary Affairs Correspondent TIM HICKS. ~~~~~ In my article The Moors Murders, Police Attitudes to Sexual Offences against Children I praised the BBC Drama “Three girls” for continuing to highlight the [...]

May 21, 2017 Police