terrorism

Public urged to remain calm but alert following London terror attack

Authored by Mary

Communities across Devon are being urged to remain calm but alert following terror attacks in London on Saturday night (June 3).

Devon & Cornwall Police Assistant Chief Constable Sharon Taylor said: “As details emerge from this Metropolitan-led investigation, our thoughts are with all those affected from these incidents and to all our colleagues in the emergency services who...

Police support National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week

Authored by News Desk

In support of National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week, which will run from Monday the 28th of November to Sunday 4 December, Devon and Cornwall, and Dorset Police will be taking part in a week of action which will include providing advice on how to keep safe, and encouraging people to report any concerns.

Both police forces will be asking anyone who has concerns about online material...

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Top tips to protect your holiday abroad

Authored by Mary

With the holiday season now in full swing and families no doubt brimming with excitement, acts of terror in France and Turkey recently, the demise of Low Cost Holidays and of course travel restrictions still in place to Tunisia following the tourist massacre in 2015, tourists will no doubt have some concerns about holidays.

Litigation Partner and travel lawyer, Ian Brown from Trowers...

Public urged to report terrorist and extremist material online

Authored by Mary

Police forces nationwide are appealing for internet users to report harmful extremist and terrorist material when they see it online.

All week, police and partners have been using their social media channels to urge people to report material they suspect is extremist or terrorist by clicking on a distinctive red "STOP" button that can be found on their websites. STOP stands for Stop...

Be vigilant following Paris attack

Authored by Mary

Following the tragic events in Paris, Devon & Cornwall Police ask the public to be vigilant and to report anything suspicious to the police.

Although the threat level remains ‘severe’ there is currently no specific intelligence to suggest a threat to the UK or locally.

People should not alarmed at this time but it is important that everyone remains alert with a sense of...

Plymouth shows support for Paris terror victims

Authored by Mary

Plymouth shows its support for the Paris terror victims

Plymouth is showing its support to the people of Paris after Friday night’s terrorist attacks.

The French Tricolore flag is being displayed on the Big Screen and this evening Smeaton’s Tower will be lit red, white and blue, joining with other cities across the world who have done the same with their own landmarks since...

Minute's silence for Tunisia dead

Authored by George Dawson

A national silence of one minute will be held today at 12pm in a mark of respect who lost their lives in the Tunisia beach attack.

The bodies of 17 of the 30 British victims have been returned to the UK and more are expected to be repatriated on today and tomorrow.

They were among the 38 holidaymakers who were killed by Seifeddine Rezgui when he opened fire in the resort of...

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