Preventing terrorism and radicalisation within our communities
The Prevent strategy is focused on safeguarding people from radicalisation or extremism. This includes work to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism. We have the lead role in delivering the Prevent strategy in Hampshire in accordance with the Prevent duty guidance and through our Prevent Partnership Board we are working with partners, such as the Police, health and district councils.
Prevent is about safeguarding individuals who are vulnerable to radicalisation by stopping them being drawn into terrorism or extremism. We all have a responsibility to keep Hampshire safe. Extremism and radicalisation in our communities are very real threats, and understanding what these are can help us reduce the threat from terrorism, radicalisation and extremism by being vigilant, knowing what to report, and how to report it.
Report your concerns
If you have seen a person acting suspiciously or if you see a vehicle, unattended package or bag which might be an immediate threat, move away and call 999 without delay.
Immediate threat to life - Call 999 without delay.
No immediate threat
If you're concerned about possible terrorist activity or risk of radicalisation and there is no immediate threat, you can refer the individual for support by contacting any one of the following:
- Hampshire Adult Services on 0300 555 1386
- Hampshire Children’s Services on phone 0300 555 1384
- Hampshire Police on 101
- Anti-Terrorist Hotline on 0800 789 321
- Complete an online form to report suspected terrorist activity
- Download and complete the Prevent National referral form if you are concerned that someone may be displaying extremist behaviour or ideology or radicalisation.
Reporting information found online
If you have found material online which is illegal or of an extremist nature, as well as making a referral in any one of the above ways, you can also report it anonymously.
Further Information and National Campaigns can be found at Hampshire Prevent Board.