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David Roney joins Operating Board of ASIS UK with focus on counter-terrorism and policing

ASIS UK has announced that David Roney is joining the organisation’s Operating Board as director responsible for counter-terrorism and policing. Roney is well known to the wider security community having retired from the police following a distinguished career, most...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
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Football fans urged to ‘Know The Game Plan’ for new Premier League and Football League seasons

Football fans gearing up for the new Premier League and Football League seasons are being reminded to ‘Know The Game Plan’ and report any security concerns to stewards or staff. National Counter-Terrorism Security Office professionals have been working with the Premier League,...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
Anton Pieterse: managing director of Safetell
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The Risk Xtra Interview: Anton Pieterse (Safetell) (Part Two)

Anton Pieterse is the managing director of Safetell, the specialist physical security provider of counter-terrorism and target hardening solutions for risk mitigation professionals serving organisations, Governments and businesses alike. With over 30 years’ experience, Safetell...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
Anton Pieterse: managing director of Safetell
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The Risk Xtra Interview: Anton Pieterse (Safetell) (Part One)

Anton Pieterse is the managing director of Safetell, the specialist physical security provider of counter-terrorism and target hardening solutions for risk mitigation professionals serving organisations, Governments and businesses alike. With over 30 years’ experience,...
Posted On 26 Jul 2018
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Interpol highlights evolving foreign terrorist fighter threat at UN Counter-Terrorism Conference

The multi-directional movement of foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs) means that law enforcement needs to reinforce its partnerships. That was the message imparted by Interpol’s Secretary General Jürgen Stock at a recent United Nations high-level Counter-Terrorism Conference....
Posted On 09 Jul 2018
Neil Basu
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Terrorism arrests rise by 17% in past year according to latest Government statistics

The number of arrests being made by counter-terrorism officers in the UK has risen by 17% in the past year. The arrest figures released by the Home Office, which cover the year up to the end of March 2018, reflect the sustained increase in pace of activity by police services...
Posted On 15 Jun 2018
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Counter-Terrorism policing specialist Paul Barnard joins Board of The Security Institute

The Security Institute has announced the co-option of Paul Barnard MSt MSyI to the organisation’s Board of Directors. Barnard has now filled the one remaining place on the Board following this year’s elections at the Institute’s Annual General Meeting held on Tuesday...
Posted On 08 Jun 2018
Simon Kempton speaking at the Police Federation's Annual Conference
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Neighbourhood policing cuts represent “legitimate national security issue”

Cuts to neighbourhood policing are a “legitimate national security issue” and must be reversed. That’s is the view of Simon Kempton, lead for operational policing at the Police Federation of England and Wales. Speaking at the Federation’s Annual Conference held...
Posted On 30 May 2018
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Explosive detection dogs introduced in British airports by Government to screen cargo

Dogs that are capable of detecting minute traces of explosives concealed in air freight are now being deployed in cargo sheds at British airports as the Government introduces its latest measure to reinforce the UK’s aviation security. Free-running explosive detection dogs...
Posted On 09 May 2018
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Project Servator counter-terrorism policing tactic goes live across whole of London

Project Servator – a policing tactic used to deter, detect and disrupt terrorism and a range of other criminality – is now operating across the entirety of London. The tactic is already active in various parts of the capital, including in the Square Mile since 2014, with the...
Posted On 16 Apr 2018