Guidance: Acid Attack - How to Respond

There have been 400 acid attacks in the six months leading up to April, and there is already a big increase in acid attacks in the UK, relative to 2016. Whereas in the past mo...

Police Scotland Launch 'One Punch, Two Lives'

  During recent public surveys, violent crime was ranked as a key concern. As part of their approach to reducing violent crime, Police Scotland have released the 'One Pun...

Mobile Phone Theft Prevention

T hefts by moped-riding gangs are partly behind the largest increase in police-recorded crime in ten years with  a 7% rise in theft, including a 20% rise in the...

Preventing Extremism: Spot the Signs

Based on information provided by Let's Talk About It: Working Together to Prevent Terrorism. You may be in a position to identify and support someone who may be vulnerable to ...

Stay Safe Online

​Online Awareness Email messages, texts and phone calls are methods commonly used by criminals to approach people with the aim of committing financial or identity fraud. Howev...

Run, Hide, Tell: Updated Counter-terrorism Guidance

​Revised 'Run, Hide, Tell'  With the terror threat constantly shifting in the UK and overseas, National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) have updated their orig...

Staying Safe on Your Summer Holidays

British consulates in Europe are reporting rising numbers of street crimes, with many involving stolen passports, as a result of austerity measures and high unemployment rates...