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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

24 May 2022

As we continue to explore some of the key roles at Counter Terrorism Policing for #JusticeTogether week, our focus turns to how we support those at the centre of a terrorist incident.

23 May 2022

As part of #JusticeTogether week, we thought we’d shine a light on some of the key roles in our network, starting with a Counter Terrorism SIO.

20 May 2022

“If you are worried about someone you know expressing extreme views or hatred, then please trust your instincts and ACT Early.”

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.