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Reporting suspected terrorism

If you think you know of terrorist activity being carried out or planned, there are steps you can take. You can:

  • call 999 if there's an immediate threat
  • call the police counter-terrorism hotline on 0800 789 321
  • contact the Security Service (MI5) if there's no immediate threat to life - use their online contact form or freephone 0800 111 4645
  • report information, pictures or videos you've found online that promote terrorism on the Home Office website

Terrorism threat levels

You can get information on terrorist threats, and current threat levels, from the Security Service's website.


The Security Services are responsible for protecting the UK from terrorism.

The Homeland Security Group organises the UK government's response to terrorist incidents.

The Scottish Government plays a part in preparing for, preventing and dealing with terrorist acts in Scotland.

Counter-terrorism laws are enforced by Police Scotland.

Help and support

You can find more support for victims of terrorism on GOV.UK.

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