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

20 September 2018

Number of terrorists brought to justice reaches 10-year high

The number of terrorists brought to justice following Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) investigations has reached its highest level in nearly ten years, according to the latest Home Office statistics. A total of 100 people were brought to trial in the year ending 30 June 2018, an increase of 39% from the previous year. Of those, […]

5 September 2018

Salisbury Attack – Suspects Identified

Two suspects identified and charged in relation to Salisbury Attack

10 August 2018

Football Fans Urged To Know The Game Plan

CT Policing and football clubs give stewards information to help deter terrorism



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.