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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

12 April 2021

Counter Terrorism Policing launches vigilance campaign encouraging the public and businesses to report suspicious activity to security staff or police.

16 March 2021

Delivering the CTOC will be a multi-year endeavour, but will transform the ability of Counter Terrorism Policing and our key partners.

9 March 2021

Action Counters Terrorism App for businesses won ‘Outstanding new security product’ of the year and ACT’s online learning platform was named ‘Outstanding training initiative’.

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.