Journal Article

Preventing Violent Extremism—A Police Response

Norman Bettison

in Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice

Volume 3, issue 2, pages 129-138
Published in print January 2009 | ISSN: 1752-4512
Published online May 2009 | e-ISSN: 1752-4520 | DOI:
Preventing Violent Extremism—A Police Response

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Sir Norman Bettison is Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police and the ACPO Lead for Preventing Violent Extremism. In this article, he summarizes the Government and Police responses to 7/7, looking at how ACPO has responded to the Government's ‘Prevent’ Strategy by focussing on community engagement and the generation, sharing and development of community intelligence. He concludes by stating how important partnership work is in facilitating the information flow needed to maintain the Strategy successfully.

Journal Article.  5076 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Policing

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