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Police

Focus on spycops

London and Glasgow conferences mark 50 years since the formation of Britain's undercover political police squad

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Undercover officer Jim Boyling found guilty of gross misconduct – a Police Spies Out of Lives statement

A Metropolitan Police disciplinary board has found against one of its own, a former undercover police officer with the notorious Special Demonstration Squad who deceived three women activists into relationships.

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The undercover cop’s guide to being an undercover cop

An internal manual for infiltrating activist groups, written by disgraced undercover police officer Andy Coles, has been made public by the Undercover Policing Inquiry

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Mark Kennedy spied on French activists too

Terrorism charges followed arrival of British undercover cop, documents reveal

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Walk-out threatens future of spycops inquiry

Doreen Lawrence says chair turning hearing into 'inquiry cloaked in secrecy and anonymity'

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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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