Counter-Terrorism Policing recently launched their cinema advertising campaign in-time for Oscar season.
The focus on this campaign is to keep the public alert and confident enough to come forward and report concerns.
National lead for CT Policing, Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu, says:
Since launching the ACT: Action Counters Terrorism campaign, all forces have worked to show communities how they can make a difference. This, along with innovative collaborations with key sectors like retail, vehicle industry, sport and entertainment, has contributed to a steady increase in the number of intelligence reports that have been of help to CT Policing.
Please share the campaign’s key messages with all your contacts. This is not a campaign for CT specialists only or just for big cities. Any attack carried out impacts on the resources of policing across the board so we are urging all forces and our partners to play their part.
Remember, terrorists across the globe continue to show interest in police targets. We cannot afford to relax our efforts. Always be mindful of your own and your colleagues’ security.
Home Secretary Sajid Javid said:
The threat from terrorism is one of the starkest we face and we have all seen the horrific consequences of a terrorist incident.
With the support of the public, our police and intelligence agencies work tirelessly to keep our communities safe. We all have a role to play in confronting those who seek to do us harm.
Life really doesn’t have a rewind button so, if something doesn’t feel right, trust your instincts and report any suspicious activity or behaviour as soon as you can.
Check out the video out below.
Visit the gov.uk website for more information: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-communities-defeat-terrorism-campaign-launched.