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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

1 December 2021

A man from Sussex has been  jailed  for terrorism offences and making or possessing explosives following an investigation by Counter Terrorism Policing South East.

25 November 2021

New research, commissioned by Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP), has revealed a ‘striking prevalence’ of domestic abuse in the lives of those referred to Prevent as being vulnerable to radicalisation.

18 November 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused the number of referrals into the counter radicalisation programme Prevent to fall to their lowest level for five years.

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.