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MPS Summary of Counter Terrorism Awareness Week

Safe and Secure  

December 6, 2016

National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week (NCTAW) 2016 ran from 28th November to the 4th December.

It was a National campaign involving the police and partners engaging with the general public about the current counter terrorism threat.


Nick Aldworth,  Superintendent, OCU Commander, Counter Terrorism Protective Security Operations commented;

In London, the Metropolitan Police took to the streets with a variety of tactics and operations, including the launch of Project SERVATOR.

The results below, clearly display that our objectives were not only achieved, but surpassed expectation.


Metropolitan Police Figures NCTAW 2016;


45535 – CT Awareness Leaflets distributed directly to the public across London

68689 – Members of the public engaged with

11649 – Businesses Engaged

Over 30000 Twitter users reached

2585 – Project GRIFFIN (CT awareness business initiative)

700  – Vehicles Stopped resulting in 25 Vehicles being seized

158 – Intelligence reports created

64    – Arrests (for a variety of offences)


We continue to appeal to anyone with information to call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321. We urge the public to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious activity to the police through the Anti-Terrorist Hotline or in an emergency 999.

Total Policing is the Met’s commitment to be on the streets and in your communities to catch offenders, prevent crime and support victims. We are here for London, working with you to make our capital safer.

In an emergency call 999
For non emergencies call 101
For the Anti Terrorist Hotline call 0800 789 321

Advice to Business:


The MPS accepts no duty of care in respect of any losses financial or otherwise incurred by (name of organisation) in respect of action (name of organisation) takes in response to information provided by MPS Police or MPS Police Staff to (name of organisation) and other business leads in the hub.

(Name of organisation) accepts that by participating in the CSSC initiative as a partner agency, it is responsible for a applying its professional judgment as to the advice it disseminates to other individuals in organisations in response to information provided by the MPS. (Name of organisation) accepts that the MPS is not liable for any losses resulting from actions taken by other individuals or organisations to whom (name of organisation) disseminates information.