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UK Counter Terrorism Policing

Counter Terrorism Policing is a collaboration of UK police forces working with the

UK intelligence community to help protect the public and our national security by

preventing, deterring and investigating terrorist activity.

Latest News

2 October 2021

A man who shared extremist material online before travelling abroad to join terrorist group Daesh in Syria has been jailed.

29 September 2021

A man, aged 25 from High Wycombe has been arrested at Heathrow Airport.

28 September 2021

Following an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing South East (CTPSE) and Sussex Police, a man has pleaded guilty to terrorism offences and making or possessing explosives. 

What you can do

The cooperation between the public and the police is a powerful defence.
Report suspicious activity.
Action Counters Terrorism.


Our Network

We work throughout the UK with MI5 and other partners to find information and evidence to thwart terrorist planning and help bring perpetrators to justice.



There’s never been a more important time to be working in counter terrorism. You’ll be amongst some of the best and brightest – all with a common goal of working to keep people safe.