National Crime Agency Long Service and Good Conduct Medal

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National Crime Agency Long Service and Good Conduct Medal
Ian Rank-Broadley effigy military medal.png
Obverse of the medal
TypeLong service medal
Awarded for20 years of service
Presented bythe United Kingdom
EligibilityFull time NCA Officers
StatusCurrently awarded
EstablishedMarch 2017
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Ribbon bar of the medal
Order of Wear
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The National Crime Agency Long Service and Good Conduct Medal is a service medal for National Crime Agency (NCA) officers of the United Kingdom. Instituted in March 2017, the medal is presented for twenty aggregate years of service. [2]

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Appearance

The medal is circular, 36 mm in diameter and is rhodium plated cupronickel. The obverse, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley, bears an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the wording ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA FID DEF. The reverse has a portcullis representing primacy and compassion, flanked by a griffin representing bravery and truth, and a leopard representing valiance. The image is surrounded by the words 'NATIONAL CRIME AGENCY' and 'FOR EXEMPLARY SERVICE'. The suspender is of a straight non-swivelling type, the 32 mm wide ribbon being blue, with three narrow stripes of white, yellow and white at each edge. No bars for further service are authorised for this medal. Naming on the rim is in impressed capital letters. [3]

Criteria

The medal is awarded for twenty aggregate years of service and good conduct in the National Crime Agency, including previous service in HM Revenue and Customs and the NCA's precursor agencies, the Serious Organised Crime Agency, National Criminal Intelligence Service and National Crime Squad. [3]
A total of 484 medals were awarded up to July 2017. [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 "No. 62529". The London Gazette (Supplement). 11 January 2019. p. 327.
  2. "National Crime Agency, 'NCA Evidence into the NCA Remuneration Review Body 2016-17 Submission'". 15 January 2016. p. 26.
  3. 1 2 @NCA_UK (26 April 2017). "No it's an NCA-specific medal and includes service with precursor organisations such as SOCA, NCIS, NCS and @HMRCgovuk" (Tweet) via Twitter.
  4. "Under Cover, NCOA Magazine, issue 7, July 1917". "'PDF version" (PDF). 27 January 2019. pp. 2 & 14.