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Sights trained on fly-tippers.

ENVIRONMENTAL crime officers are getting tough on flytippers.

The Environment Agency is holding training sessions for 68 council officers from the North East, aimed at making sure tough procedures are used across the whole region to catch and prosecute To follow through; to commence and continue an action or judicial proceeding to its ultimate conclusion. To proceed against a defendant by charging that person with a crime and bringing him or her to trial.  fly-tippers.

The enforcement team of ex-police and military staff will carry out the training over four days, looking at techniques such as surveillance, crime scene investigations, evidence gathering and waste legislation.

Kate n. 1. (Zool.) The brambling finch.  Halka, the agency's project manager, said: "Our ability to detect environmental crime is improving all the time. In recent months, we have introduced forensic Belonging to courts of justice.

forensic 1) adj. from Latin forensis for "belonging to the forum," ancient Rome's site for public debate, and currently meaning pertaining to the courts.
 capabilities that will enable us to make a greater number of prosecutions." Fines of up to pounds 50,000 and/or up to 12 months in prison can be served on fly-tippers. In the most serious cases, convictions can lead to a prison term of up to five years, or a fine, or both.
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Publication:Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)
Date:Nov 24, 2009
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