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Government seeks to end automatic early release of terrorist offenders

Emergency legislation introduced in Parliament will end the automatic early release of terrorist offenders as the Conservative Government takes decisive action to protect the public and keep our streets safe. The urgent laws, unveiled by Justice Secretary Robert Buckland QC MP,...
Posted On 17 Feb 2020
Dean Haydon
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Counter-Terrorism Policing calls for increased public vigilance despite decrease in arrests

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Dean Haydon, Counter-Terrorism Policing’s senior national co-ordinator, has again called upon members of the public to play their part in the fight against terrorism as the Home Office released its quarterly arrest statistics. The latter’s statistics...
Posted On 06 Dec 2019
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ACT Strategic initiative introduced by National Counter-Terrorism Security Office

ACT Strategic is a new initiative brought forward by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) which is designed to assist businesses in exploring ways of preventing, managing and recovering from a terrorist attack. ACT Strategic is aimed at those responsible for...
Posted On 07 May 2019
Dominic Grieve QC MP
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Intelligence and Security Committee publishes detailed report on 2017 terrorist attacks

The Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament has just published its report on the terrorist attacks which took place in the UK last year. The UK suffered five serious terrorist attacks at Westminster, Manchester Arena, London Bridge, Finsbury Park and Parsons Green. In...
Posted On 23 Nov 2018
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BTP officers decorated by Her Majesty The Queen for bravery during London Bridge terror attack

Two British Transport Police officers have been awarded medals by Her Majesty The Queen for their heroic actions during last year’s London Bridge terrorist attack. PC Leon McLeod was awarded the Queen’s Gallantry Medal, while PC Wayne Marques has received the George Medal. On 3...
Posted On 12 Oct 2018
Left to Right: PC Shaun Cartwright, who accepted PC Keith Palmer's posthumous award, Home Secretary Sajid Savid and PC Charlie Guenigault
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Home Secretary Sajid Javid honours PC Keith Palmer at 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards

Hosted by the Police Federation of England and Wales, the 23rd Annual Police Bravery Awards saw PC Keith Palmer honoured posthumously by Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Javid, who was presenting the trophies, paid tribute to PC Palmer who was killed while defending Parliament during...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
Sadiq Khan: Mayor of London
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Mayor of London confirms £412 million investment in all-new counter-terrorism hub

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, and the Metropolitan Police Service have unveiled the detail behind a £412 million investment to create a new counter-terrorism and organised crime hub in the capital. The major new investment includes the £250 million purchase of the Empress...
Posted On 27 Mar 2018
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Trio found guilty of involvement in terror attack plot targeting Westfield and Heathrow

Three men have been found guilty of planning terror strikes on high-profile targets including Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford and Heathrow Airport. A fourth man was convicted for harbouring a prohibited weapon. The three Daesh-inspired males have been convicted following a...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
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PC Wayne Marques receives prestigious City of London Sheriffs’ Award for Bravery 2017

British Transport Police (BTP) officer PC Wayne Marques – who confronted three knife-wielding terrorists during the recent terror attacks in the London Bridge area of central London and, as a consequence, suffered severe life-changing injuries – is the chosen...
Posted On 10 Oct 2017
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Duo shot dead in wake of London Bridge terrorist attack named by Metropolitan Police Service

The Metropolitan Police Service’s Counter-Terrorism Command has released the names and photographs of two men shot dead by police following the terrorist attack that occurred on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday 3 June. While formal identification has yet to take...
Posted On 05 Jun 2017