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
Neil Basu
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Neil Basu named as new Assistant Commissioner for counter-terrorism at the Met

Neil Basu has been appointed as the new Assistant Commissioner at the Metropolitan Police Service responsible for leading on counter-terrorism policing nationally. Basu will take over the reins from Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley as head of the Met’s Specialist Operations...
Posted On 06 Mar 2018
Geoff Zeidler: Chairman of the Police and Security Group Initiative
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PaS: The Police Service, Business and Private Sector Security Working Together

The Police and Security Group Initiative was launched back in December 2014 to further the importance of – and actively develop – partnership working between businesses, the police service and private sector security solution providers. Two years on, revisions to the national...
Posted On 19 Mar 2017
The City of London
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Successful counter-terrorism training exercise tests City of London Police officers and businesses

The City of London Police has successfully tested its readiness in the event of a terror attack in the capital. With the support of City businesses Aon and Lloyd’s, the force – which has responsibility for ensuring the safety and security of the Square Mile –...
Posted On 25 Oct 2016
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Internet giants “consciously failing” to tackle scourge of extremism on the web

In its report published following an inquiry that has lasted 12 months and included visits to Glasgow, Bradford and Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, the Home Affairs Committee has stated that social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are “consciously...
Posted On 25 Aug 2016
City Hall in London
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Mayor Sadiq Khan brings security experts together to help keep Londoners safe

City Hall has played host to a meeting between security experts, including representatives from the Metropolitan Police Service and London’s Boroughs, as part of ongoing work to ensure London is as prepared as possible to respond to the threat of a terrorist attack. The...
Posted On 23 Aug 2016
National Counter-Terrorism Security Awareness Week 2015 runs from 23-27 November
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UK police forces launch second national Counter-Terrorism Awareness Week

Monday 23 November sees police forces launching the second National Counter-Terrorism Awareness Week (#CounterTerrorismUK), an initiative specifically designed to remind members of the public that they have a crucial role to play when it comes to helping both prevent and protect...
Posted On 23 Nov 2015
Preventing terrorism is a joint responsibility: that's the view of the North West Counter-Terrorism Unit
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“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
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Government enforces Prevent guidance for UK’s higher and further education institutions

From Friday 18 September 2015, universities and colleges across the country are legally required to take steps aimed at preventing their students from being drawn into terrorism. Introduced as part of the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015, the Prevent duty came into effect...
Posted On 20 Sep 2015
Sir David Veness CBE QPM
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Closing The Gap: Increasing Corporate Investment in Security

Former Metropolitan Police Service Assistant Commissioner Sir David Veness presents a strong argument to suggest that recent developments in the sphere of international terrorism, coupled with current responses to the threats and risks posed, have duly bolstered the business case...
Posted On 14 Jul 2015