Border Force is a law enforcement command within the Home Office. We secure the UK border by carrying out immigration and customs controls for people and goods entering the UK.
Border Force was formed on 1 March 2012 as a law enforcement command within the Home Office. Border Force secures the border and promotes national prosperity by facilitating the legitimate movement of individuals and goods, whilst preventing those that would cause harm from entering the UK. This is achieved through the immigration and customs checks carried out by our staff at ports and airports.
British Transport Police
8.6 million people use the rail network every day and our mission is to help get people home safe, secure and on time.
We police Britain’s railways, providing a service to rail operators, their staff and passengers across the country. We also police the London Underground, Docklands Light Railway, the Midland Metro tram system, Croydon Tramlink, Sunderland Metro, Glasgow Subway and Emirates AirLine.
The Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI) protects national security by providing protective security advice. Protective security is 'putting in place, or building into design, security measures or protocols such that threats may be deterred, detected, or the consequences of an attack minimised'.
We provide advice on physical security, personnel security and cyber security/information assurance. Most importantly, we explain how these components combine together and reinforce each other - and their relationship to the threat. CPNI's protective security advice is built on a combination of things including:
- what science tells us (our research and development programme)
- our understanding of the national security threat
- our experience and expertise
- effective relationships with private and public sector partners
- policy considerations.
We prioritise to whom we give advice through various mechanisms for example a sector approach for national infrastructure, a criticality scale and CONTEST Protect's seven current themes for counter terrorism.www.cpni.gov.uk/
Our role is to:
- Be a source of EU-related information for you, for your business, media, educational institutions and for the public authorities.
- Explain how EU policies will affect you in the United Kingdom.
- Speak for the European Commission as its voice in the UK, providing background briefings for the media as well as on-the-record comment on relevant issues.
- Inform the European Commission in Brussels on political, economic and social developments in the UK.
The first duty of the government is to keep citizens safe and the country secure. The Home Office has been at the front line of this endeavour since 1782. As such, the Home Office plays a fundamental role in the security and economic prosperity of the United Kingdom.
The Home Office is the lead government department for immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime, fire, counter-terrorism and police.
London Fire Brigade
We are London's fire and rescue service - the busiest in the country and one of the largest firefighting and rescue organisations in the world. We are here to make London a safer city.Our vision is to be a world class fire and rescue service for London, Londoners and visitors
We will always respond to fires and other emergencies but our work has changed over the years, with a much stronger emphasis now on fire prevention and community safety.
The Brigade is part of a group of organisations that make up the Greater London Authority.
Ministry of Defense
We protect the security, independence and interests of our country at home and abroad. We work with our allies and partners whenever possible. Our aim is to ensure that the armed forces have the training, equipment and support necessary for their work, and that we keep within budget.
National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO)
The National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NaCTSO) is a police unit that supports the 'protect and prepare' strands of the government’s counter terrorism strategy.
We’re a police unit with around 10 staff, part of the The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC).
We support a network of about 190 counter terrorism security advisors (CTSAs) who work within local police forces as officers and staff. Their primary role is to provide help, advice and guidance on all aspects of counter terrorism protective security to specified industry sectors.