The National Security Unit

The National Security Unit is a unit within the Swedish Prosecution Authority that administers all cases and matters investigated by the Swedish Security Service.

The unit it part of the national public prosecution department, along with the National Anti-Corruption Unit, the National Unit for Environment and Working Environment Cases and the International public prosecution office Stockholm.

The investigations at the National Security Unit is of a special character compared to matters at regular local public prosecution offices. Many matters at the National Security Unit, which are often based on intelligence from the Swedish Security Service seldom lead to a preliminary investigation however, and even fewer lead to prosecution.