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Encyclopedia > Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency

The Scottish Drug Enforcement Agency (SDEA) is a national police agency in Scotland responsible for disrupting and dismantling serious organised crime groups; by taking the profit out of such crime and reducing the demand for such products. It works along side other police forces in Scotland and is answerable to Scottish Ministers through the Common Police Services Board. The Director of the agency is responsible to Scottish Ministers and the Scottish Parliament for financial and administrative matters. Transport in Scotland Timeline of Scottish history Caledonia List of not fully sovereign nations Subdivisions of Scotland National parks (Scotland) Traditional music of Scotland Flower of Scotland Wars of Scottish Independence National Trust for Scotland Historic houses in Scotland Castles in Scotland Museums in Scotland Abbeys and priories in Scotland... Organized crime is crime carried out systematically by formal criminal organizations. ... Transport in Scotland Timeline of Scottish history Caledonia List of not fully sovereign nations Subdivisions of Scotland National parks (Scotland) Traditional music of Scotland Flower of Scotland Wars of Scottish Independence National Trust for Scotland Historic houses in Scotland Castles in Scotland Museums in Scotland Abbeys and priories in Scotland... The term Scottish Executive is used in two distinct but closely related senses. ... The Scottish Parliament (Pàrlamaid na h-Alba in Gaelic, Scots Pairlament in Scots) is the national unicameral legislature of Scotland. ... Finance addresses the ways in which individuals, business entities and other organizations allocate and use monetary resources over time. ... Organisational use In some organisational analyses, administration can refer to the bureaucratic or operational performance of mundane office tasks, usually internally oriented. ...

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Officials

The SDEA is headed by a Director and Deputy Director, who with members of the Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland form the Policy Group (the Executive of the SDEA.) They are assisted by the Drugs Co-ordinator. The Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland is the collective organisation of Chief Constables, Deputy Chief Constables and Assistant Chief Constables from the eight Police forces in Scotland. ...

  • As of November 2005 the Director is:Graeme Pearson QPM MA
  • And the Deputy Director is: Robert Lauder

For other uses, see November (disambiguation). ... 2005 (MMV) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Units

The SDEA has created several units and officials responsible for expanding its role in preventing serious crime in Scotland:

  • Drugs Strategy Unit
  • Scottish Money Laundering Unit
  • Scottish Witness Liaison Unit
  • National Hi-Tech Crime Unit (Scotland)

See also

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is a government department in Scotland that is responsible for the public prosecution of alleged criminals. ... The creation of the Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) in the United Kingdom was announced on February 9, 2004. ... In the United Kingdom, the National Criminal Intelligence Service (NCIS) was set up as a separate body in April 1992 to centralise the gathering and distribution of intelligence on serious and organised criminal matters. ... Her Majestys Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is a new department of the British Government created by the merger of the Inland Revenue and Her Majestys Customs and Excise which came into formal effect on 18 April 2005. ... Police Intelligence is a section of the various British Police forces. ...

External links

Scottish Druge Enforcement Agency


 
 

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