In October the UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) marked 10 years in operation, a decade that has seen significant international operations, substantial convictions and drug seizures, and major technological advances; but as Cathy Haenlein, Director of Organised Crime & Policing at the Royal United Services Institute explains, the threat to the UK from serious and organised crime is on the rise, and policing alone cannot overcome that threat.
“ For all the hard work by the NCA and its partners at home and overseas, organised crime continues to grow.”
Last month, without fanfare, the British agency charged with fighting serious and organised crime marked its 10th anniversary. The scale of operational activity is immense (the National Crime Agency (NCA) revealed it is currently running more than 800 live operations), but largely unknown to the public it seeks to protect.
From drugs to firearms and fraud, serious and organised crime is now believed to cause more harm, to more people, more often, than any other national security threat.
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