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1. political.
2. politics.
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During the warrants POLIT officers used the team's recent acquisition - a van equipped to carry out initial checks of devices found at a suspect's address.
Concerns about online images can be reported to Northumbria Police by the public, but the POLIT unit also receives referrals from internet platforms such as YouTube and Twitter, other forces and the National Crime Agency's Child Exploitation and Online Protection command when it has been established that a picture originated in the Northumbria Police force area.
POLIT stands for Paedophile Online Investigation Team and was formed just under four years ago and was initially called the CEOP team (Child Exploitation Online Protection) What does the unit do?
He said: "I would like to congratulate the POLIT and the colleagues in the High Tech and Cyber Crime teams for their work in a very challenging area of policing.