May 022016
 
 May 2, 2016  Non-U.S., Surveillance

Steve Bagnall reports:

Police chiefs have been urged to come clean on why they used powers to snoop on people’s phone calls, texts and emails more than 5,000 times in just over three years.

Since 2013 there has been a rise in the number of requests by North Wales Police to spy on mobiles and computers according to figures under the Freedom of Information Act requested by the Daily Post.

Although we asked the force to state the reasons why they were made, NWP refused arguing secrecy was vital to protect police techniques and it could compromise investigations.

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