Civil Nuclear Constabulary

With over 900 highly trained Police Officers and Police Staff, the CNC is a specialist armed police service dedicated to protecting the civil nuclear industry. We protect 15 civil nuclear sites across England, Scotland and Wales, safeguard nuclear material in transit and play a key role in national security.

The civil nuclear industry includes nuclear research and provides nuclear energy to millions of people. To protect such an important commodity, as well as the public, the Civil Nuclear Constabulary (CNC) and Civil Nuclear Police Authority (CNPA) were established on 1st April 2005.

The CNPA is CNC's governing authority and reports into the Department of Energy and Climate Change. It is their job to ensure that we police effectively and efficiently while being responsive to the needs and priorities of the stakeholders we serve.

Vision statement
The Civil Nuclear Police Authority's vision is for the Constabulary to provide a world-class service for the protection of nuclear materials and facilities.

Mission statement
To defend and protect those sites to which it is deployed, with a view to denying unauthorised access to nuclear material and, if necessary, recover control of any nuclear material which may have been lost to any unauthorised persons.

The safe and secure movement of nuclear material within the UK and internationally

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Type Of Business
Security, CP, Surveillance, Intelligence
Public sector Services