The Crime Department is the largest department within the Police Service of Northern Ireland, comprising specialist officers and staff. Headed by Assistant Chief Constable Mark McEwan, the team are responsible for investigating a range of offences across the crime spectrum to keep people safe.
The team work tirelessly to reduce the harm caused by organised crime gangs, violent extremists and bring to justice those who have committed serious offences in the past.
Officers are very much victim-focused and ensure that through effective collaborative relationships with other statutory and voluntary organisations we can prevent sexual offending and protect local communities.
Officers use their specialist training and technology to proactively and reactively investigate the most serious and determined criminals that threaten our safety and security, bringing them to justice and stripping them of their criminal assets.
The Crime Department comprises various specialist areas.