SDS special demonstration squad tradecraft manual

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Dear Metropolitan Police Service (MPS),

I'd like a copy of the 'SDS Tradecraft Manual' as alluded to in the operation herne report


Yours faithfully,


Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

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David Cinzano left an annotation ()

A redacted version of the SDS Tradecraft Manual has now been released by the Met:

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