The National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NaVCIS) is a national police unit that bridges the gap between policing and industry. They are 100% funded by industry.
A centralised, specialist capability, NaVCIS works on behalf of the UK police service and is dedicated to developing and disseminating intelligence that will help them detect offences and pursue offenders.
NaVCIS have a strong ethos of reducing and preventing crime by building partnerships with law enforcement and industry colleagues, analysing and sharing information which will help to develop a more effective response.
As well as vehicle finance crime, NaVCIS supports the police service in its response to other elements of vehicle crime including:
NaVCIS works with partners including the National Police Chiefs’ Council and the National Crime Agency, government agencies and departments such as UK Border Force and DVLA, key private sector organisations and their members such as the Finance & Leasing Association, the National Farmers Union Mutual and the Caravan Safety and Security Group.
NaVCIS mission is to co-ordinate the strategic and operational response to vehicle finance crime across the UK.
They do this by:
There are six teams within NaVCIS: