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Wildlife crime: 'Hand charity police powers to investigate'

Former national head of wildlife crime unit says he has 'significant concerns' about any extension in legal powers for investigators from animal welfare organisation.

Credit: Tambako The Jaguar / Flickr

Credit: Tambako The Jaguar / Flickr

Date - 1st September 2014
By - Josh Loeb - Police Oracle
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A spate of raptor poisonings could motivate politicians to hand a charity powers that have traditionally been the sole preserve of police officers. The Scottish government is consulting on radical plans to give the Scottish Society for the...
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