Tag Archive: counter terrorism

How to manage confidential informants in counter terrorism investigations

November 12, 2014 9:20 am

Following a few simple steps law enforcement agencies can ensure they manage Confidential Informants effectively and mitigate risks:   No confidential informant should ever be used unless their “activity” behaviour has been authorised at an appropriate level within the law […]

Terrorist Informants – good or bad?

March 9, 2011 5:37 pm

Wadie E. Said’s article, “The Terrorist Informant”, on the use of confidential informants in the fight against terrorism concludes that “the use of informants in federal terrorist prosecutions has been an overall failure” and that “the government should cease its […]

Police working in partnership

February 23, 2010 5:08 pm

Don Randall, Head of Security at the Bank of England, has been explaining the importance of creating a vehicle for people to communicate and identify crime concerns. During his speech at the European Serious Organised Crime Conference in London this week, he […]