CTSAs also work with local authorities and businesses, organisations and professional bodies to identify and assess sites that may be vulnerable to terrorist attack. They advise them about counter terrorism protective security and the guidance available that should be incorporated into their general crime prevention plans, advice and guidance.
Working with businesses
CTSAs can deliver a choice of counter terrorism awareness packages tailored to different levels of expertise and responsibility within an organisation.
This package is a presentation aimed at all job types, to raise staff awareness of current counter terrorism considerations.
The following modules are available:
Introduction to counter terrorism
Identifying and responding to suspicious activity
Identifying and dealing with suspicious items
Responding to a firearms or weapons attack
This package has been designed as an interactive workshop aimed at operational supervisors and their staff.
The main objective is to raise awareness of the ongoing threat from terrorism and improve the security culture in an organisation. Participation will increase staff’s confidence in how best to respond to a situation or incident.
This package has been created as an interactive workshop aimed at the policy writers and strategic decision makers within an organisation.
The main objective is to help delegates prepare strategies to manage and then recover from a terrorist attack. The workshop develops understanding of issues and highlights best practice from all businesses and organisations within a specified geographical area.
This package is a presentation aimed at those who legitimately and routinely use hazardous materials, in particular the academic community. Revise is a multimedia package which highlights the potential misuse of hazardous materials and develops understanding of how to protect against it.
See, Check and Notify (ScaN)
Organisations that specifically wish to focus on hostile reconnaissance should opt for See, Check and Notify (SCaN) workshops.
SCaN recognises that people are a company’s best advantage in helping prevent and tackle a range of threats including terrorism, criminal activity and unlawful protest. SCaN is designed to help businesses maximise safety and security, using their existing resources, so staff and representatives learn how to spot suspicious activity, how to deter it and what to do when they encounter it.
CTSAs are trained in specialist areas and can provide advice and guidance on:
If you need further information about any of the above packages or would like to arrange an event, please contact a local police CTSA using the list below.
CTSA contact list
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