One of UK’s largest-ever Counter-Terrorism briefings delivered by NWCTU in Manchester

On Friday 16 June around 750 professionals gathered at Manchester’s One Central Convention Complex for a Project Griffin briefing. Attendees emanated from a range of industry and business sectors – including retail, hospitality, entertainment and the travel world – in...
Posted On 01 Jul 2017
Tony Porter

Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s contract extended by Home Office

The Home Office has extended Tony Porter’s contract as Surveillance Camera Commissioner for a further three years. Porter, who previously held roles in business and law enforcement, including as temporary assistant chief constable at Greater Manchester Police and vice-president...
Posted On 07 Feb 2017
The speakers at Manchester Security 2016

Record number of businesses benefit from Best Practice advice at Manchester Security 2016

Police and security experts were on hand to provide valuable advice to businesses in the North West as the relaunched Manchester Security event returned to the city on Thursday 29 September. Organised by the Manchester City Centre Crime Prevention Panel with support from Greater...
Posted On 30 Sep 2016
Preventing terrorism is a joint responsibility: that's the view of the North West Counter-Terrorism Unit

“Preventing terrorism is a joint responsibility” urges North West Counter-Terrorism Unit

The North West Counter-Terrorism Unit has launched a short film to highlight Prevent, part of the national Government’s strategy aiming to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. The film portrays what preventing people from being drawn into terrorism means...
Posted On 13 Oct 2015
Home Secretary Theresa May

Police Support Volunteers and staff powers consultation launched by Home Office

Home Secretary Theresa May used the Lord Ferrers Awards* – the national awards for volunteers in policing – as the launchpad for a consultation into proposed changes to those law enforcement powers held by police volunteers and staff alike. The consultation, which...
Posted On 10 Sep 2015

Greater Manchester businesses join forces for annual BSIA Security Conference and Exhibition

Police and security industry experts were on hand to provide valuable security advice to North West-based businesses at the annual Manchester Security Conference and Exhibition. Organised by the British Security Industry Association (BSIA) in partnership with the Greater...
Posted On 07 Apr 2015