While GMP, the National Police Counter Terrorism Network and security services are working hard to bring offenders to justice and keep people safe there are steps that everyone can take to help us tackle terrorism and keep themselves as safe as possible while the threat is heightened.
Some of the steps that people can take include:
While you’re at work:
In the event of a firearms or weapons attack, always follow these three steps:
Run to a place of safety. This is a far better option than to surrender or negotiate. If there’s nowhere to go then…
It’s better to hide than to confront. Remember to turn your phone to silent and turn off vibrate. Barricade yourself in if you can. Then finally and only when it’s safe to do so…
Tell the police by calling 999.
During an incident follow Greater Manchester Police’s social media accounts for official updates:
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This page was last updated on 29 September 2017