Any half-serious connoisseur of quality fascism knows that the checklist for putting together a viable Orwellian police state includes these three essential pre-requisites…
- Creation of a network of numerous state security organisations with overlapping and poorly defined areas of responsibility – the result being that no single security organisation is ever powerful enough to challenge the Leadership and spends most of its time fighting turf wars with the other security organisations anyway. Another plus point being that any dissident individual unfortunate enough to attract the attention of this network of agencies is drawn into a never-ending Kafka-esque world of harassment and confusion that will leave them pretty much fucked for ever
- A certain breezy, Devil may care attitude to the definition of what exactly constitutes terrorism and a consequent, and useful, gradual expansion of what kind of people the State designates as terrorists
- Application of state power to secure and protect corporate interests rather than those of the citizenry
So, imagine my delight at stumbling across The National Extremism Tactical Coordination Unit (NETCU) website for the very first time...
The National Extremism Tactical Coordination Unit (NETCU) forms part of the national policing response to domestic extremism, together with the National Coordinator for Domestic Extremism (NCDE), the National Public Order Intelligence Unit (NPOIU) and the National Domestic Extremism Team (NDET).
Our focus is to promote a coordinated, consistent and effective approach to dealing with domestic extremism.
NETCU provides the police service of England and Wales and other enforcement agencies with tactical advice and guidance on policing domestic extremism and associated criminality.
We support the business and academic sectors, providing a centralised source of information, advice, guidance and liaison on strategies to withstand domestic extremist attacks.
We also provide Government and our partners in the police service, Crown Prosecution Service and industry with information about trends and types of domestic extremist incidents and crimes.
I’ve deliberately left out a link to the NETCU website as its terms and conditions clearly state
You have to ask permission and receive approval from NETCU to link to this website. Requests should be made in writing to NETCU, PO Box 525, Huntingdon, PE29 9AL
Whether linking to their site qualifies as domestic extremism is not made clear but I don’t want to take the risk. The people behind this site though are more than happy to link directly to NETCU