Preventing terrorism

The aim of Prevent is to stop people from becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. Prevent also supports the rehabilitation of people already involved in terrorism.


Summer campaign digital toolkit

This summer will see millions of people across the UK enjoying themselves at major events such as music festivals, sporting events, bank holidays and Pride.

We are encouraging the public to trust their instincts and report anything that doesn’t feel right to security or the police

You can help support the campaign by using the digital toolkit at Protect UK.

An introduction to Prevent

Help and advice

Training in Prevent

You can access Prevent duty training at GOV.UK.

This training is for people working in sectors covered by the Prevent duty, such as: 

  • education
  • health
  • local authorities
  • police
  • criminal justice agencies (prisons, probation, youth justice)

ACT Early

Counter Terrorism Policing have launched ACT Early.

ACT Early helps family and friends to share their concerns about someone who might be vulnerable to radicalisation.

West Midlands Child Protection and Safeguarding Procedures Manual

The West Midlands Child Protection and Safeguarding Procedures Manual provides local guidance on Safeguarding children and young people against radicalisation and violent extremism.

The manual also provides Radicalisation and violent extremism tools and pathways for Solihull.