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Public guidance in case of a firearms and weapons attack.

National Counter Terrorism Policing has launched a short public information film which sets out practical steps that can be taken to stay safe in the rare event of a firearms or weapons attack.

Recent events in the UK and abroad remind us all of the terrorist threat we face, which in the UK is considered as 'SEVERE', meaning an attack is highly likely.

Police and security agencies are working tirelessly to protect the public, but it is also important that communities remain vigilant and aware of how to protect themselves if the need arises.

The film, Stay Safe: Firearms and Weapons Attack, sets out three key steps for keeping safe and, along with accompanying public information material, is available to view below.

The film and leaflet advise those who get caught up in an incident to 'run, hide and tell'.

Download the leaflet

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