The closing hearing in the first “tranche” of the Undercover Policing Inquiry (UCPI) took place earlier this year. This summary from the Undercover Research Group offers an overview of what has been learned. The Inquiry was first ordered in 2014 following multiple scandals around two undercover units – the Special Demonstration Squad (SDS) and National
Yesterday saw closing statements in the Undercover Policing Inquiry (UCPI), a sprawling investigation into the use of spycops covering four decades of operations, focusing in this tranche on the 1968-1982 period.
The public inquiry into Britain’s political secret police – the Undercover Policing Inquiry, or UCPI – is finally beginning this summer. Here’s a bit about what we know and what to expect. The Undercover Policing Inquiry is an independent, judge-led inquiry into undercover policing in England and Wales. Its main focus is the activity of