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

17 October 2018

Over a thousand companies sign up for new Counter Terrorism training

Over 1000 companies across the UK have signed up to an innovative one-hour training scheme that could help prevent terror attacks. In just six months since the product was first made available, organisations as varied as John Lewis & Partners, the English National Opera and Manchester Cathedral have enrolled their staff. Called ACT Awareness e-Learning, […]

20 September 2018

Terror convictions hit ten year high

The number of terrorists brought to justice has reached its highest level

5 September 2018

Salisbury Attack – Suspects Identified

Two suspects identified and charged in relation to Salisbury Attack



We pursue terrorists and work to bring them to justice





We protect the public and places from terrorist attacks





We prepare to respond to attacks and reduce their impact





We prevent vulnerable people from being draw into extremism



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.