The Cross Channel Intelligence Community (CCIC) is a regional alliance between police forces and law enforement agencies that deal with cross-border crime between the UK and immediate mainland Europe.
The CCIC is made up of a number or law enforcement and government agencies;
The CCIC works with Europol, which deals with wider security issues throughout Europe.
For the past 40 years, the CCIC has helped forces and agencies share intelligence on issues such as counter-terrorism and illegal immigration. It tackles criminals who exploit the borderless EU region and the proceeds these criminals conceal.
Current objectives are:
ACC Andy Adams from Kent Police talks about the Cross Channel Intelligence Community and the challenges faced by officers policing the coastal borders.