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Use of Covert Human Intelligence Sources falls to 10-year low

Investigatory Powers Commissioner says new covert technology reduces need for "collateral intrusion" but needs regulatory framework.

Use of Covert Human Intelligence Sources falls to 10-year low

Date - 5th March 2020
By - Gary Mason
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The number of authorised Covert Human Intelligence Sources (CHIS) being used by police forces has declined from more than 5,300 in 2009 to less than 2,000 in 2018 according to the Investigatory Powers Commissioner’s annual report published...
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