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Undercover Operations

  • By: Joseph W. Koletar
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

The term undercover operations includes various proactive investigative techniques that require law enforcement officers to assume false identities to observe crime or to create an opportunity for criminal activity to take place. There are many kinds of undercover ...

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