Terrorism Threat

30 May 2017

The independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has lowered the UK threat level for international terrorism from CRITICAL to SEVERE. The current threat level means an attack is highly likely.

24 May 2017

The independent Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has raised the threat level for international terrorism in the UK to CRITICAL. This means that their assessment is not only that an attack remains highly likely but a further attack may be imminent.

If you see or hear anything that could be terrorist-related trust your instincts and call the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321.

Please refresh the knowledge of staff that have received either Project Griffin or Project Argus training and deploy staff who have received training in behavioural detection (where you have them).

Read more about Project Griffin- this link opens in a new window

Read more about Project Argus- this link opens in a new window

The London Regional Counter Terrorism Protective Security Unit has provided further guidance and recommendations for businesses and security staff.

Download the London Regional Counter Terrorism Protective Security Update (download size: 25kb)

We also recommend that security operatives refresh themselves with how to be vigilant by watching the video 'Personnel security - Eyes Wide Open' by the Centre for the Protection for National Infrastructure (CPNI).

Watch the 'Personnel Security - Eyes Wide Open' video- this link opens in a new window

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) has produced a guidance document with advice for security managers of crowded places. There are a number of operational and tactical options you may wish to consider.

Download NaCTSO's advice for security managers of crowded places (download size: 257kb)