An inspection of the National Crime Agency’s crime reduction (investigating offences relating to organised crime) function

Published on: 13 July 2021

Publication types: National Crime Agency

Police Forces: National Crime Agency

HMICFRS is required by the Crime and Courts Act 2013 to inspect the National Crime Agency (NCA). Following an inspection we must report to the Home Secretary on the efficiency and effectiveness of the NCA.

This inspection, our eighth of the NCA, examines its crime reduction (investigations) function managed through its UK-wide branch network.

This inspection looked at the non-specialist NCA investigation teams based at branch offices across the UK. It adds to the findings of previous inspections of the NCA and other aspects of the serious and organised crime (SOC) system. Collectively, these will give a system-wide view of the UK law enforcement’s fight against SOC.

The report below sets out the findings of this inspection.

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