Counter Terrorism Policing
Working to keep people safe from terrorism
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.
Information from the public results in teenager being jailed for terrorism offence
A teenager who was planning to commit a terrorist attack in London before being arrested by counter terrorism officers has been given a discretionary life sentence.
Jury Convicts Yorkshire Pair following Trial at Leeds Crown Court
A 60-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman from Yorkshire have been convicted of multiple offences, following a five week trial at Leeds Crown Court.
Barnsley man convicted of possessing terrorist material
A man from Barnsley has ben found guilty of Possessing Terrorist Material following a three week trial at Sheffield Crown Court.
Safety advice for the public
It’s important to be alert, but not alarmed.
With a little bit of knowledge you can increase your safety and know what to do if you see or hear something that doesn’t feel right.
Counter Terrorism Policing has collaborated with the UK's live music industry to offer vital safety information for music fans.
The campaign has been supported by venues and festivals including The O2, Glastonbury, Leeds & Reading, and many more.
Code: SEVERE podcast
Code: SEVERE reveals how major terrorist plots in the UK were foiled by Counter Terrorism Policing.
Each story is told by detectives, counter terrorism officers, witnesses and the terrorists themselves.
Guidance for businesses
Counter Terrorism Policing works with a wide range of industries to tackle the terrorist threat.
Your business can play a significant role in keeping the public safe.
Your skills can help protect the UK
Why you should join
Find out more about the range of Staff and Officer roles and what it’s like working to protect the UK.
Find out more about how our recruitment process works and when you can expect a job offer.
Interested in a career at Counter Terrorism Policing? View our frequently asked questions about the organisation, culture, and recruitment process.
Advice & Guidance
Report online at gov.uk/ACT
If you see or hear something that doesn’t feel right, report it online and in confidence at gov.uk/ACT
In an emergency call 999.
If you are concerned that a loved one may be vulnerable to radicalisation, visit ACT Early for further information on signs to look out for and how to seek support.
Whether you are a business owner, work in security, or are a member of the public, ProtectUK provides vital counter terrorism security information including training materials, protective guidance, and campaign toolkits.