Category Archives: Latest News

Prevent – An Everyday Story

Simon Cole Here is an everyday story that won’t surprise anyone – other than it is about Prevent. A teenager, full of adolescent angst, finds a friend on the internet. They chat, sometimes for hours, and without the teenager’s parents having any idea of what is going on. The ‘friend’ has some strong views, they… Read More »

A message from the new SNC

DAC Neil Basu QPM Senior National Co-ordinator Counter Terrorism Policing It is a great privilege to be asked to co-ordinate the UK’s counter terrorism policing effort at this critical time. The increasing tempo and enduring nature of terrorist activity worldwide is causing global anxiety. We understand it. As soon as Daesh started to lose on… Read More »

Reflections on ‘Look Outs’

I was appointed to be the Senior National Co-ordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing in August 2013. This is a unique policing role, in which I have been responsible for co-ordinating the work of all UK Police Forces to help protect people from the dangers created by terrorists, violent extremists and radicalisers. Protection is natural to… Read More »

Our Familes Our Future (Women Only Event)

  Our Families Our Future will be holding a women only event on Wednesday 16th November at the Sidney Stringer Academy. Topics will include violent extremism and online safety. Refreshments will be provided. For further information please ring 02476 251756 ext 3062.

Left Behind

Watch our short film which describes the devastation caused to families whose loved ones have travelled or attempted to travel to a conflict zone abroad. Left Behind focuses on the accounts of four police Prevent contact officers who have supported families from across the country and witnessed first hand the anquish they go through as… Read More »

Creative Students Awards 2016

In support of the Prevent Tragedies campaign, national Counter Terrorism Policing has partnered with YCN (You Can Now), a creative network that aims to create a platform for fresh, new creative talent across the UK. The Challenge Safeguarding the UK from terrorists and terrorism emanating from the Syria conflict is a priority for national counter… Read More »

STOP Terrorists’ & Extremists’ Online Presence

Tackling extremist material is important to protect the public and prevent offences that incite or promote terrorism and extremism. From Friday 15th April at 7.00am, a 36 hour period of intensive activity will take place in the Counter Terrorism Intranet Referral Unit (CTIRU) as part of the STOP Terrorists’ & Extremists’ Online Presence campaign. The… Read More »

Pledge For International Women’s day 2016

Counter Terrorism Officer Pledge Support on International Women’s Day Female counter terrorism police officers and staff across England and Wales have today (8th March) joined together in an online film to pledge their support for International Women’s Day and reaffirm their commitment to protecting women and girls from the threat of radicalisation. The pledge will… Read More »