National Co-ordinator for Domestic Extremism

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Employment.png National Co-ordinator for Domestic Extremism 

The National Co-ordinator for Domestic Extremism is a senior UK police officer appointed by the Association of Chief Police Officers to oversee national investigations into domestic extremism, including the work of local forces as well as that of National Extremism Tactical Co-ordination Unit (NETCU), the National Public Order Intelligence Unit (NPOIU) and the National Crime Squad.[1]

The Guardian reported in October 2009 that the National Domestic Extremism Team also reports to the National Co-ordinator for Domestic Extremism.[2]

Assistant Chief Constable Anton Setchell was appointed to the role in July 2004.[3]


References

  1. ACPO WELCOMES 'ECONOMIC DAMAGE' AMENDMENT TO SERIOUS ORGANISED CRIME AND POLICE BILL, Press Release, Association of Chief Police Officers, 31 January 2005.
  2. Rob Evans, Paul Lewis and Matthew Taylor, How police rebranded lawful protest as 'domestic extremism', guardian.co.uk, 25 October 2009.
  3. National Policing Units, National Extremism Tactical Co-Ordination Unit, accessed 11 February 2009 via the Internet Archive.