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The Cross Channel Intelligence Community (CCIC)

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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.

Who's in the CCIC?

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.

Issues the CCIC deals with

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: 

  • promoting cross-border co-operation
  • contributing to reducing crime across borders
  • protecting the public from harm by sharing best practice
  • increasing communication across member organisations

Listen to Det Supt Andy Lyttle speak about the role of the CCIC in counter-terrorism - Listen to Detective Superintendent Andrew Lyttle speak about the role of the CCIC in counter-terrorism.

CCIC Chair, Frank Goegebuer of the Belgian Federal Police talks about the role of the Belgians in the CCIC and tackling transfrontier crime with his British colleagues - Listen as CCIC Chair, Frank Goegebuer talks about the role of the Belgians in the CCIC and tackling crime with his British colleagues.