The ACPO Vehicle Crime Investigation Service (AVCIS) established in 2006 has a number of specialist functions including the national Vehicle Fraud Unit and the Caravan Safety and Security Group. AVCIS offers the UK police service a single point of contact for advice in relation to vehicle crime and vehicle-enabled crime at a regional and national level.


AVCIS Service Level Agreement with Automatrics focus is on the safe recovery of stolen vehicles, including communication assistance with national and international law enforcement. AVCIS have additionally been equipped with Automatrics radio tracking technology to aid recovery operations subject to AVCIS resource availability. The agreement was signed by Richard Taylor with AVCIS Head of Unit DCI Gordon Roberts