The threat from terrorism is real and serious.  We’ve seen that terrorists can strike at any time and any place without warning. West Midlands Police plays a key role in protecting the UK, but communities defeat terrorism so we need your support.  You can help us prevent terrorism and save lives.

Here you’ll find advice on how to keep the West Midlands safe, how to spot possible terrorist activity and how to anonymously report anything suspicious.

Select any card you feel you need to. Once you've done this, use the "See my options" button to get your advice.
You do not have to select a card from every category. You can also view our general advice.


I want to report a terrorist
You believe you know someone who has committed or may commit an act of terrorism
I think I know a building linked to terrorism
You believe you know a building where people planning terrorism meet or terrorist items are stored
I think an attack may happen
You believe you have information about a planned terrorist attack
I have seen extremist material
You believe you know someone who, or a website which shares or produces terrorist literature
I know someone who collects money to fund terrorism
You believe you know a person or an organisation who collect money in order to fund terrorism offences or terrorist activity
I am concerned about being involved in terrorism
You think you are involved in terrorism offences and want help to stop this
There are witnesses
Someone saw the incident happen
I don't think there are any witnesses
You don't know if anyone saw what happened

Your situation

This has happened more than once
This isn't the first time this has happened
I do not speak English very well
English is not your first language and you may have difficulties discussing your concerns

The person who did this

I know who is involved in this
You have details of, or know who may be carrying out or planning acts of terrorism
I’m related to someone involved
You may be related to a person involved in committing or planning acts of terrorism
I don’t know who it is but I do have a description
You have a description of what the suspect/s looks like
I don't have a name or description of anyone involved, but I do have other details
You do not have a description or name of people involved, but do have details such as their address, their place of work, their number plate, online details etc.
Someone I know has details about who did this
Someone believes they have information about the person or people who have done this
I don't know who did this
You do not have any details of who is involved in this


There is video footage or photos
There may be CCTV, video or images of the incident or offender
There is evidence which could identify the person responsible
There may be evidence such as bodily fluids, fingerprints, footprints or saliva
They left something behind
The suspect may have left an item behind
There are verbal or written comments
The suspect said something, left graffiti, or wrote something online or sent emails or messages
I don’t know if there is any evidence
You are unsure if there is evidence that can help with the investigation


This is affecting my mental or physical health
You would like support following this incident
I’m worried no one will believe me or I will get into trouble
You are worried that if you report the incident no one will believe you or you will end up getting into trouble because of it
I'm worried about going to court
You do not feel comfortable taking part in a trial or hearing
I want to remain anonymous
You do not want to provide your details


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