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Government safeguards governing revised investigatory powers come into effect

The Conservative Government has commenced final provision in the Investigatory Powers Act 2016 subject to the double-lock safeguard requiring judicial approval. Warrants permitting the use of the most intrusive investigatory powers will now require the approval of a Judge. This...
Posted On 03 Dec 2018
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Home Office awards £100 million-plus to dedicated police transformation projects

The Government is investing more than £100 million of the Police Transformation Fund (PTF) in projects designed to prepare police forces to adapt to the challenges of the future. Home Secretary Sajid Javid has approved up to £70 million for investment in 2018-2019 in four...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
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National Crime Agency publishes Annual Report and Accounts for 2017-2018

The Annual Report and Accounts for the National Crime Agency (NCA) sets out the significant successes the organisation has had in the fight against serious and organised crime during 2017-2018, including 2,037 children safeguarded, 136 potential victims of trafficking rescued,...
Posted On 23 Jul 2018
Dean Haydon
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Dean Haydon appointed as Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter-Terrorism Policing

Deputy Assistant Commissioner (DAC) Dean Haydon has been appointed as the new Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter-Terrorism Policing. DAC Haydon has been appointed as the permanent successor to Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, who himself took over as head of the...
Posted On 22 May 2018
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Annual Plan for 2018-2019 published by National Crime Agency to “deliver step change”

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has published its Annual Plan for 2018-2019, setting out what the organisation will do over the coming year to make itself “leaner and more efficient” and “deliver a step change” to the way in which it works with law...
Posted On 05 Apr 2018
Mick Creedon QPM
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Former Derbyshire Constabulary Chief Constable appointed chair of Atmaana’s Emergency Services and Security Sector

Mick Creedon QPM takes over the role as chair of Atmaana’s Emergency Services and Security Division with immediate effect. The news follows on from the announcement that Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Peter Maddison QPM as chair of the Armed Forces’ Pay Review Body....
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
Jason Towse: leader of Mitie's security management business
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Mitie becomes Platinum Associate Member of National Business Crime Solution

Mitie’s security management business division has become a Platinum Associate Member of the National Business Crime Solution (NBCS), the organisation that provides a collaborative approach towards tackling cross-border serious and organised crime. The NBCS enables the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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Government, legal and accountancy sectors re-launch ‘Flag It Up’ anti-money laundering campaign

Serious and organised crime costs the UK an estimated £24 billion every year. Money laundering not only allows criminals to hide the proceeds of their crimes, but also helps to fund further criminal activity. In its latest report, the Government has set out the threats posed by...
Posted On 08 Jan 2018
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National Crime Agency publishes 2017 analysis of serious and organised crime threats

The National Crime Agency has published its fourth annual public analysis of the nature and scale of serious and organised crime affecting the UK. The 2017 National Strategic Assessment has been put together using knowledge from across UK law enforcement, Government departments...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017
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“Tens of thousands” of counterfeit goods seized thanks to pre-Christmas Border Force operation

No less than 18,000 bottles of ‘Paco Rabanne’ and ‘Jean-Paul Gaultier’ perfume, 3,000 cuddly toys and over 900 pairs of ‘Nike Air Max’ trainers were among tens of thousands of fake goods seized by Border Force in the weeks leading up to...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
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