RUSI NewsbriefVOLUME 33ISSUE 6members only

The National Crime Agency: Britain’s New Response to Organised Crime

The establishment of the National Crime Agency and a new strategy in October reflects the UK government’s determination to get a grip on the evolving problem of organised crime 

For the third time in fifteen years, Britain has a new agency to fight organised crime. The creation of the National Crime Agency (NCA), which commenced operations in October, is in part an admission of failure. It is also a reflection of the new policing structures implemented by the coalition government since 2010. In the late 1990s, the National Crime Squad and National Criminal Intelligence Service were created, and then subsequently merged into the Serious Organised

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