International and specialist agencies

HMICFRS inspects international police forces and specialist law enforcement agencies. These range from police forces of Commonwealth countries to the National Crime Agency and HM Revenue and Customs.

Our Work  —  International and specialist agencies

HMICFRS conducts statutory inspections of police forces and other law enforcement agencies in England and Wales. We also inspect law enforcement arrangements in British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies on invitation from the relevant Government.

Our Work  —  International and specialist agencies

HMICFRS conducts statutory inspections of police forces and other law enforcement agencies in England and Wales. We also inspect law enforcement arrangements in British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies on invitation from the relevant Government.

Our Work  —  International and specialist agencies

The inspection included a review of documents and performance data and a preparatory visit to Bermuda between 6 and 10 June 2011, where inspectors gained a detailed understanding of the policing context.

Our Work  —  International and specialist agencies, Specific reviews

This inspection has been carried out at the request of the British Transport Police Authority and was conducted by HM Inspector Mr Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM, MBA, MA (Oxon), CCMI.

Our Work  —  Behind the frontline, International and specialist agencies

HMICFRS’s first inspection of the Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority took place between June and October 2018. It focussed solely on the GLAA’s operations in England and Wales.

Our Work  —  International and specialist agencies

In April 2005 HM Inland Revenue and HM Customs and Excise were merged to create HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC). HMIC’s remit was extended to enable us to inspect HMRC.

Our Work  —  International and specialist agencies

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is subject to an annual statutory inspection by HMICFRS under Section 41 of the Police (Northern Ireland) Act 1998. The Police Service of Northern Ireland – an inspection into the Police Service of Northern Ireland’s handling of the Bobby Storey funeral on 30 June 2020 The Minister of

Our Work  —  International and specialist agencies

We began inspecting the service police and Ministry of Defence (MOD) police forces in November 2014. The inspections cover the Royal Navy Police, the Royal Military Police (RMP), the Royal Air Force Police, and the Ministry of Defence Police. We completed our first set of inspections in April 2016. Our first set of inspections examined

Our Work  —  International and specialist agencies

The NCA is the UK-wide crime fighting agency responsible for leading, supporting and co-ordinating the response to serious and organised crime. This includes human, weapons and drug trafficking, cybercrime and economic crime that cross regional, national and international borders and child sexual abuse and exploitation (CSEA). It has more than 5,500 officers, 150 of whom

Our Work  —  Behind the frontline, International and specialist agencies

The Police National Computer is a national database of information available to all police forces throughout the United Kingdom. Information held on the Police National Computer allows police forces to carry out checks, for example, on a person’s criminal record or vehicle registration.