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


21 March 2023

Steven Donovan pleaded guilty to a number of offences including stirring up racial hatred, dissemination of terrorist material and possession of a knife.

21 March 2023

A man from Surrey has been found guilty of terrorism offences including possessing explosive substances.

15 March 2023

A man from Cheltenham has been charged with attempted murder and assault occasioning actual bodily harm