The transcripts of the official inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press. More…

Paragraph 41 of your statement tells us that the Daily Mirror has a longstanding relationship with the police. That paragraph goes on to explain some of the things you do to assist the police: co-operating with the dissemination of information about crimes and suspects. You give an example, being the promulgation of CCTV head shots of alleged rioters from the troubles in the summer, and you say that on occasion the police seek evidence from you about suspected crimes, and on other occasions they ask you not to publish information so as not to interfere with their enquiries.

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