undercover work

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Noun1.undercover work - the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposesundercover work - the act of keeping a secret watch for intelligence purposes
espionage - the systematic use of spies to get military or political secrets
intelligence activity, intelligence operation, intelligence - the operation of gathering information about an enemy
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Kidman will play a detective with the LAPD named Erin Bell, whose undercover work inside a cultish gang in the California desert at the beginning of her career ended in tragedy, leaving her with enduring psychic scars, reports Deadline.
And his more junior colleague had been shifted after he got a "small tattoo" which made him unsuitable for undercover work, said police lawyers.
But the Home Office and senior police officers have warned it's inappropriate for the public to conduct undercover work and urged anyone with information about exploitation to pass it to the authorities.
Contract notice: Partial undercover work of the Paul Langevin school group.
This "NCIS" episode blends finance, terrorism and undercover work.
Marcelino said he was doing undercover work to confirm the existence of a drug laboratory when he and Yan were arrested by the police.
A source said: "He has had so many threats over the years, it's gone handin-hand with his undercover work.
It turns out the TV reporter Donal MacIntyre has been doing a bit of undercover work.
The story centers on New York City, strongly pro-slavery at the time, and follows the work of an abolitionist newspaperman whose undercover work made a big difference in the resistance movement.
We are passionate about making the UK safe and we will continue to target dealers, locking them up and securing lengthy prison terms; but we only strangle the supply of drugs for a matter of hours after months of undercover work.
Undercover work, inherently invasive and sometimes dangerous, was once largely the domain of the FBI and a few other law-enforcement agencies at the federal level.