East Midlands | Counter Terrorism Policing

Counter Terrorism Police East Midlands

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The East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU-SB) unites the assets and resources of the East Midlands Counter-Terrorism Intelligence Unit, and the Special Branches of the Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire forces to create a cohesive unit dedicated to tackling the threat of terrorism in the East Midlands.

The unit, which was established in 2011, is structured in accordance with the Government’s Counter Terrorism Strategy, CONTEST.

Detective Superintendent Mark Pollock is the Head of EMSOU-SB, overseen by counter-terrorism lead for the East Midlands, Regional Deputy Chief Constable Chris Haward (@EastMidsDCC)

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Derbyshire Constabulary

Leicestershire Police

Lincolnshire Police

Northamptonshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police


21 January 2020

“Today’s announcement of additional counter terrorism funding is gratefully received," Head of Counter Terrorism Policing Neil Basu.

17 January 2020

Keeping the country safe from terrorism is a task that requires 100% of our focus, every minute of every day.

16 January 2020

A Bradford man has been sentenced after he pleaded guilty to 13 terrorism offences in December 2019.