Wales | Counter Terrorism Policing

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Counter Terrorism Policing Wales

As a collaboration between the four Welsh forces and linked to the National Counter Terrorism Network,  Counter Terrorism Policing Wales (CTPW) is an Intelligence and Investigation Unit that provides an integrated partnership approach in dealing with national security, terrorism and extremism across Wales.

The unit draws on a wide range of expertise including; detectives, investigations, research and intelligence teams, borders policing teams, intelligence analysts, along with colleagues that specialise in prevention, training and operational security all working in partnership to keep Wales safe from terrorism and the fear of terrorism.

Local Forces

CTPW is a collaboration of the following local police forces

South Wales Police

Dyfed-Powys Police

Gwent Police

North Wales Police


7 June 2024

A Leicestershire man, who described a mass killer as a ‘hero’ and shared harrowing footage of a terrorist attack, has been jailed for encouraging terrorism.

31 May 2024

A 29-year-old Nottinghamshire man, who was jailed for helping a teenager join ISIS, has been returned to prison. Adeel Ulhaq (pictured), formerly of the Sutton in Ashfield area, was jailed in February 2016 for six years, for assisting the teen to travel to Syria and join ISIS, as well as for funding terrorism. These offences...

21 December 2023

A former British soldier, who was found guilty of preparing to commit a terrorist attack, has been jailed for four years and ten months.