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Police

Spy Cops: Police drag out inquiry

Evidence to Pichford inquiry unlikely to be heard until mid-2019

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Late at night with an undercover

A PN worker remembers a narrow escape with a police infiltrator

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An evangelical anarchist cop

PN's editor recalls his experience of a 'police triple-decker sandwich'

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First pictures of police officer Andy Coles while undercover

Peace News publishes the first full-face photographs of police officer Andy Coles while he was undercover as 'Andy Davey' in the early 1990s. Coles was exposed as a police infiltrator on 12 May 2017 and forced to resign as deputy police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire on 15 May

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Spycops

The Pitchford Inquiry into police infiltration gathers steam

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Slow walk to victory

Cases dropped against 20 anti-fracking protestors

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Met gives in on eighth undercover police relationship case

Met withdraw defence to avoid disclosure

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Women win apologies from police over undercover police relationships

After four years of legal struggle, the Metropolitan police finally concede that undercover relationships were an abuse of power and violated women's human rights

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Call for support for spycop whistleblower Peter Francis

As Theresa May announced a public campaign into the scandals around undercover policing, campaigners against police racism and corruption, The Monitoring Group, have launched a petition to stop the gagging of undercover whistleblower Peter Francis.

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Lesley J Wood, Crisis and Control: The Militarization of Protest Policing

Pluto, 2014; 216pp; £16.99

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