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National Crime Agency reveals detail underpinning new UK Protected Persons Service

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has announced the creation of the new national UK Protected Persons Service. The move will see protected persons units, which are based in a network of regional organised crime units (ROCUs), come under the leadership of the NCA for the first time....
Posted On 02 Apr 2019
Newtownards Magistrates Court
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Newtownards door supervisor who ignored SIA prosecuted for working without licence

A door supervisor who was caught working without a licence in a County Down bar has been sentenced at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court. Glen Thompson was found working at Roma’s Bar and Bistro in February last year during an inspection by Security Industry Authority (SIA)...
Posted On 02 Jan 2019
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Police chiefs looking to establish “safety net” if access to EU security tools is lost

A new national unit will assist police forces to use alternatives if the UK loses access to current European Union (EU) data sharing and co-operation tools, such as the European Arrest Warrant or Europol systems. The contingency plans, which were agreed upon by all chief...
Posted On 26 Sep 2018
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‘Silver Shadow’ international cyber crime exercise tests multi-agency response capabilities

Cyber crime specialists from across Europe have converged on the UK to take part in a groundbreaking exercise designed to test the international response to serious cyber crime. ‘Silver Shadow’ – a multinational exercise run by the National Crime Agency’s (NCA)...
Posted On 11 Dec 2015
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Law enforcement nationwide assisting individuals and businesses to guard against cyber crime

Together with a range of partners from across industry and the public sector, the National Crime Agency (NCA) and the police service are this week carrying out a range of activities designed to help businesses and members of the public guard against cyber crime. The NCA has...
Posted On 03 Mar 2015
Stephen Otter QPM
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New five-year term for Stephen Otter as Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary

Stephen Otter QPM has been reappointed as one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Constabulary. Otter was originally appointed to the role back in March 2012 following a rigorous recruitment process which included approval by both the Prime Minister and Her Majesty The Queen. Otter...
Posted On 24 Feb 2015
The Home Affairs Select Committee believes that the 'new landscape of policing' in the UK is not yet complete
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“New landscape of policing not yet complete” states Home Affairs Select Committee report

The Home Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons has now issued its report: ‘Evaluating the New Architecture of Policing: The College of Policing and The National Crime Agency’, the final publication resulting from the Committee’s ongoing work designed to...
Posted On 18 Feb 2015