Art & Antiques
The Art & Antiques Unit was first established in 1969 to police London's growing art community. Criminal activity surrounding the art community is a highly lucrative criminal enterprise, estimated to be worth in excess of £3b each year.
London Stolen Arts database
The London Stolen Arts Database (LSAD) currently stores details and images of 57,000 items of stolen property.
The unit undertakes the disruption of criminal networks engaged in theft and laundering of cultural property within London.