ACT Awareness

ACT Awareness is the national counter terrorism awareness initiative for business produced by the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) to protect cities and communities from the threat of terrorism.

Previously known as Project Griffin, this is part of the national counter terror awareness campaign banner Action Counters Terrorism (ACT).

ACT Awareness encourages communities to work together with Police in order to detect and deter terrorist activity. It aims to give everyone the confidence to recognise and report suspicious behaviour and guidance of how to respond to the most likely types of terrorist activities.

The awareness sessions are presented by a specially trained Counter Terrorism Police Officer and include the following modules:

  • Introduction to Counter Terrorism
  • Current Threat
  • Identifying and Responding to Suspicious Behaviour
  • Identifying and Dealing with Bombs (IEDs) and Suspicious Items
  • Bomb Threats
  • Responding to a Firearms or Weapons Attack
  • Social Media

Police Officers from the Specialist SERVATOR Team will also be present on the day to give the audience an overview of Met Police’s Project SERVATOR and Government Security Zone.

RSVP delegate name, job title, organisation to safeandsecure@victoriabid.co.uk. Places are limited and will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. Breakfast will be served.

 

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Event Details:

Date:
Thursday 24 January

Venue:
Central Hall Westminster,
Storey’s Gate,
London SW1H 9NH

Time:
9am – 12.30pm

Price:
Free