The threat from terrorism to the United Kingdom is real and serious. The Metropolitan Police Service has a key role in protecting London from that threat, but we need the help and support of all of our communities.
It's probably nothing but… If you see or hear anything that could be terrorist-related trust your instincts and call the Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321. Our specially trained officers will take it from there.
Terrorism - Frequently Asked Questions
Our frequently asked questions page tell you what to expect when you contact the Anti-Terrorist Hotline, how specialist police officers deal with the information you pass to them, and what police are doing to keep London safe.
Security Advice and Information
Advice and information on the threat level, the current security position and what businesses and organisations in London can do to help police.
What Is Suspicious Activity?
Terrorists need to plan and prepare; buy and store materials; and fund their activities. Trust your instincts tell us when you see something that is not quite right. The information you give our specialist officers could help stop terrorists in their tracks and help save lives.
Counter Terrorism Security Bulletin Issue 9
The latest Counter Terrorism Security Bulletin featuring news and guidance on counter-terrorism security issues is available to download here.
Your call could save lives
Terrorists need time to plan and prepare. If you see or hear anything - trust your instincts, your call could save lives.
Reporting online terrorist content
The internet is used by some people to promote, glorify or help carry out acts of terrorism and violent extremism. The public can now report online content they suspect may be of a violent extremist or terrorist nature direct to a specialist police unit.
Find your local Met borough and Safer Neighbourhoods team to see what is happening in your area.