The UK is receiving a record number of European Arrest Warrants for suspects that have fled other European Union (EU) countries, which raises the question about what happens after Brexit.
Statistics recently released and publicised show that a record number of European criminals are believed to be on the run in Britain. An analysis of figures produced by the National Crime Agency reveals that the UK received 17,256 European Arrest Warrants last year for suspects wanted by the police in other EU countries.
Rahman Ravelli’s Neil Williams wrote an article, which featured on Risk UK, considering Brexit’s possible effect on cooperation between the UK and European law enforcement agencies, the extradition of suspects and the UK’s access to Europe-wide intelligence.
The article can be read here.