East Midlands | Counter Terrorism Policing

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Counter Terrorism Policing East Midlands

Counter Terrorism Policing East Midlands 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 Counter Terrorism Policing East Midlands, overseen by counter-terrorism lead for the East Midlands, Regional Deputy Chief Constable Paul Gibson.



Derbyshire Constabulary

Leicestershire Police

Lincolnshire Police

Northamptonshire Police

Nottinghamshire Police


13 March 2023

A convicted terrorist from Nottinghamshire has been returned to jail after he breached a notification order and was found in possession of offensive weapons.

27 January 2023

A Derbyshire teenager, whose extreme right-wing videos were cited by a man who murdered 10 people in a terrorist attack in the US, has been jailed for 11-and-a-half years for encouraging terrorism.

20 December 2022

A Leicestershire man has been found guilty of planning to attack phone, radio and TV masts and damage the road network.