and it will continue after today, even though it is extremely resource intensive."Ms Howlett also announced that the Home Office had agreed to allocate an extra £500,000 to support further action as part of Operation Ore.She said the money would be used to provide extra training in computer forensics for officers across the country and to buy more equipment for analysing computers seized.I'm guessing they had undercover cops pose as drug dealers.Of course the smart users wouldn't be familiar with them, so they'd only buy 1 or so bags just to test out the quality, etc.We want you to know about that to reassure you."Police officers are member of the communities that they serve and there will be good people and bad people in the police."Mr Gamble said the 50 officers were among 1,200 Britons who had been identified as "category one or two" suspects - those who posed the greatest potential risk to children.In addition, 40 children nationwide - 28 of them in London - had been identified as being at risk of being abused and appropriate steps had been taken with other agencies to ensure that all the youngsters were safe.I bet this will be a deterrent to at least some suburban people that have families and jobs.Now that everybody might find out that Bob is smoking crack or shooting heroin when wifey is out of town, Bob might think twice about buying some dope. Are drug users just slackers or do you think all of those people lied to the cops so their job or business wasn't published? Based on how much they were buying, it's safe to assume that they busted mostly hardcore addicts.
She added: "Our priority so far has been to identify those individuals on the list that pose the greatest threat to children now."But this process is on-going ...Scotland Yard said none of those arrested today was a policeman.At a press conference at Scotland Yard today, Jim Gamble, assistant chief constable of the National Crime Squad, said he was not surprised at the number of police officers among the suspects."As police officers, we should expect to be held accountable," he said."Fifty police officers have been identified and we are not hiding that fact.Sam Wood Philadelphia Inquirer 1.24.08 In an attempt to stop suburbanites from buying illegal drugs in Camden, police last night released the names and occupations of 55 people arrested during massive drug sweeps. I obviously didn't include the names of the suspects.
Fifty-five were arrested yesterday on drug charges. All face up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine, said Chief Edward Hargis of the Camden police. They actually published a table of the people arrested.
They talk about people arrested and convicted all the time.