The Specialist Investigation Branch falls under the 1 (Specialist) Police Wing, under Air Security Force, Global Enablement.  It delivers a higher-level law enforcement and investigative capability to detect, deter and disrupt criminal threats to AIR personnel, materiel and information, enabling the delivery of air power and supporting wider Defence activity.  Specialist Investigation Branch maintains close liaison with civilian policing authorities and other MOD and Service Police agencies.

Specialist Investigation Branch comprises of:

Serious Crime Flight (B Flight) based at RAF Cranwell

Serious Crime Flight (A Flight) based at RAF Halton

The Defence Flying Complaints Investigation Team based at RAF Cranwell

The Engagement Team is based at RAF Cranwell


Specialist Investigation Branch Headquarters is based at RAF Halton