North Wales Police, together with police forces
throughout the country, is better trained and equipped than ever
before to combat the threat of international and domestic
terrorism. You, the public, can play a key role in supporting the
police, not just in the major cities but across the country as a
We ask people to try and identify suspicious behaviour.
We want people to look out for the unusual - some activity or
behaviour which strikes them as not quite right and out of place in
their normal day to day lives.
We ask that members of the community and the business world
remain vigilant and report any worrying activity, and any behaviour
that is out of place or any action that raises concerns.
The important thing is to report any concerns you have to us and
we can use our specialist skills to make that assessment for
Just one piece of information could be vital in helping disrupt
terrorist planning and, in turn, save lives.
The internet is used by some people to promote terrorism and
The Government and police are committed to protecting the public
from terrorist content online, but we cannot do this alone.
Everyone who uses the internet can help to make it safer.
To report terrorist content on the web, go to
Terrorist groups around the world have for many years used
fertilisers to make explosive devices. The majority of these
devices have contained ammonium nitrate based products, combined
with other materials to produce explosives. Other fertilisers such
as urea, potassium nitrate and sodium nitrate have also been
Even in relatively small quantities, ammonium fertiliser-based
explosives can cause a great deal of destruction. Many of the most
notorious terrorist attacks of the last 15 years – from Oklahoma
City to Oslo - were carried out using fertiliser-based explosive
If you use, hold or
transport fertiliser, visit www.secureyourfertiliser.gov.uk
Coast Watch Wales is an
initiative designed to enhance the security of the Welsh coast line
and identify both vessels and individuals engaged in suspicious
maritime and coastal based activity.
Such activity could be linked to smuggling, organised crime and
Find out more about CoastWatch
or report suspicious coastal activity by visiting the Coastwatch
Project Pegasus - Strengthening our
Borders is an initiative that has been adopted
by multiple agencies across the UK. Its aim is to encourage
people who work within, live near to or participate within the
aviation community to be extra vigilant for signs of criminal,
illegal immigration or terrorist activities.
Click here to find out more about Project
Pegasus or to report suspicious aviation activity
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