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Threat level system updated by Government to include all forms of terrorism

Changes to the terrorism threat level system came into effect on Tuesday 23 July. The changes, which follow an extensive review into the country’s approach towards dealing with counter-terrorism following the attacks in 2017, mean that the system will now reflect the threat posed...
Posted On 25 Jul 2019
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Protective security advice for crowded places issued by National Counter-Terrorism Security Office

New and updated guidance intended to offer protective security advice to those responsible for managing the security of crowded places has been issued by the National Counter-Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO). This new guidance is primarily aimed at those with a direct...
Posted On 28 Jun 2017
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National Counter-Terrorism Policing launches ‘Stay Safe’ advice film on attack awareness

National Counter-Terrorism Policing is providing advice to members of the public on the steps they can take to keep themselves safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack through the launch of a new awareness film. Terrorist attacks in the UK and abroad remind us all...
Posted On 03 Jan 2017
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM: Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner
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Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner reflects on “very real threat” from terrorism in wake of recent atrocities

Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe QPM has issued a detailed statement on the “very real threat” now posed by acts of terrorism, and observed that defeating terror is as much about refusing to be afraid as anything else. In ...
Posted On 02 Aug 2016
The tragic events that unfolded in Paris on Friday 13 November will have left many people traumatised
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Terrorism in Paris: UK security sector “must be ready to help traumatised members of staff”

With over 130 innocent people so tragically killed in the terrorist attacks perpetrated on central Paris on Friday 13 November, it must also be recognised that there are many hundreds more who witnessed those horrifying events unfold, including security personnel who could now be...
Posted On 25 Nov 2015