An inspection of undercover policing in England and Wales (2452)

Chief constables and heads of law enforcement agencies should ensure that undercover policing is only undertaken by officers in an accredited unit.

[on]13th October 2014 [status]awaiting-review[/status][/on][on]30th September 2016 [comment]

The recommendations from this inspection are currently being monitored under the National Undercover Working Group

[/comment][/on][on]4th July 2018 [comment]

The independent Undercover Policing Inquiry has been established to investigate and report on undercover police operations conducted by English and Welsh police forces in England and Wales since 1968. HMICFRS will formally review the progress forces have made against our recommendations in light of the findings of the inquiry. HMICFRS is keeping this position under review.