Protect and prepare

The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) is a police unit that supports the ‘protect and prepare’ strands of the government’s Counter Terrorism strategy.

They provide help, advice and guidance to government and industry to protect from terrorist threat:

  • crowded places throughout the UK
  • hazardous sites and dangerous substances
  • the critical national infrastructure (working with the Centre for Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI)
  • personal security.

Counter terrorism support for businesses and communities