Counter terrorism advice and how to report suspicious behaviour.
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Through our Counter Terrorism Security Advisors (CTSA), and in liaison with the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO), we are busy working to keep people safe.
The threat from International Terrorism to the United Kingdom is substantial.
We have exercised plans to respond to multi seated firearms attacks. We may increase our presence in some areas.
Don’t be scared or stop going onto the streets. Businesses and priority publicly accessible locations work with the police (NaCTSO and the CTSA network) to protect sites and staff from a variety of terrorist attacks.
This includes music, sport and entertainment venues, restaurants, hotels and shops.
Police Scotland will continue to work with all of our partners in order to keep people safe.
Police act on information from the public who report suspicious people or behaviour.
Be alert and vigilant. If you suspect it, report it to Police Scotland by calling 101.
In an emergency dial 999 or report it through the anti-terrorist hotline on 0800 789 321.
Vigilant behaviour by staff and the public can stop attack planning. Businesses can run vigilance campaigns.
Stay Safe principles (Run Hide Tell) give some simple actions to consider at an incident.
Stay Safe film - GOV.UK for information about the Stay Safe principles
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