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We are responsible for keeping the UK safe from any threat to our national security. We work with the police and security agencies to ensure we do all we can to prevent any harm coming to our country or our people.

What we're doing to keep the UK safe

Since the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11 2001, we have substantially increased our counter terrorism efforts and our planning for what happens when an emergency occurs.

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Helping us keep everyone safe

To help us, you should always remain alert to the danger of terrorism and report suspicious activity:

  • in an emergency call 999
  • call the anti-terrorism hotline on 0800 789 321 to report any suspicious activity
  • email the Security Service if you have information which could help keep your community safe

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Is your work directly affected by Home Office policies? Take a look at our websites specially designed for practitioners.

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