By Michael Gillard,Laurie Flynn

With Scotland backyard within the dock, now greater than ever the general public must comprehend why the police can't be relied on to enquire their very own corruption.

Untouchables, a 5 yr research which the backyard attempted to prevent, presents the fundamental context to the telephone hacking and different scandals at the moment engulfing Britain's strongest police force.

Republished after seven years, it was once the 1st e-book to query the snug dating among the backyard and sections of the media, to provide an explanation for why law enforcement officials are incapable of investigating themselves and to reveal the shortcoming of independence within the new police watchdog.

From the 1983 Brinks Matt theft, throughout the murders of Daniel Morgan, David Norris, Stephen Lawrence, Jill Dando and Damilola Taylor to the capturing of Jean Charles de Menezes, Untouchables finds the canopy ups, double criteria and miscarriages of justice throughout the Yard's phoney battle on corruption.

Sunday Times journalist Michael Gillard and television manufacturer Laurie Flynn divulge how the discredited use of supergrasses within the warfare on corruption has re-emerged within the new wars on terror and crime, with an analogous disastrous results: prosecution misconduct, collapsed trials, large debts for the taxpayer, sufferers left with no justice and the accountable jogging free.

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