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Deceived into relationships with undercover cops: Powerful new short film

We are pleased to release today a powerful new short film, made by Reel News, showing four women talking about their startlingly similar experiences of being deceived into relationships with undercover police. It is being premiered this week at the Lush Summit, where “Alison” and “Andrea“, two women deceived into relationships with undercover police, are […]

Women’s statement: Full investigation needed on undercover policing in Scotland

Four women deceived into relationships with undercover officers have made a joint statement criticising the new HMICS review into undercover policing, and demanding a full Public Inquiry into the undercover policing in Scotland. Full Statement from the four women: “One of the major concerns we have about the scope of the Inquiry into Undercover Policing […]

Women spied on in Scotland, demand full investigation

Women we support, who were targeted for undercover relationships, have been speaking out bravely about being targeted in Scotland, and criticising the very limited investigations into the role of English Undercover Officers in Scotland. Pitchford made the controversial decision not to extend the Inquiry into Undercover Policing to Scotland. The ensuing review, commissioned by the […]

Women speaking out

It is incredibly powerful to hear the voices of the people affected by relationships with undercover police speak about their experiences. Helen Steel and “Lisa” Jones will be speaking at public events in October, and encourage you to go and listen to their stories. “Lisa” Jones, who had a six year relationship with officer Mark […]

No faith in new undercover policing guidelines

Eight women who were affected by relationships with undercover officers, and who started Police Spies Out of Lives, have issued the following statement in response to the new guidelines for undercover policing issued by the College of Policing. These guidelines are out for consultation until midnight Wednesday 10th August 2016. “It is only through the […]