National Crime Squad

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National Crime Squad (NCS)

a NON-DEPARTMENTAL PUBLIC BODY, tasked with combating serious and organized crime within, or affecting, England and Wales. The organization is under the operational direction and control of its Director General and is staffed by police officers seconded from local forces, although it now has power to recruit staffof its own. Overall control is with the National Crime Squad Service Authority. It may be that it will become part of a new SERIOUS ORGANIZED CRIME AGENCY.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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