Definition of 'counterterrorism'
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The agency said it had bought the guns at the request of senior officers involved in counterterrorism.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It can cause consternation at first when a policeman introduces himself as a counterterrorism officer.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The plot was thwarted because police from the northwest counterterrorism unit arrested the youth on suspicion of threats to kill his teachers.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Sky informed the Metropolitan police counterterrorism command of the alleged plots before broadcasting its report yesterday.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
One policing source said that counterterrorism units were aware of the possibility of terrorists using a chlorine bomb on British soil.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
They were held by officers from the West Midlands counterterrorism unit.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The organisation runs units involved in counterterrorism, domestic extremism, vehicle crime and criminal records.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Scotland Yard's counterterrorism unit has taken over the investigation.The Sun (2010)
But after Coalition bargaining, the powers will be limited to just high counterterrorism operations and very serious crime.The Sun (2014)
As blunders go, it was hardly in the same league as those committed in the same street by the former counterterrorism chief and the former housing minister.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It is not clear whether the UK troops will be involved in the counterterrorism operations but they are expected to help call in airstrikes.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The police northeast counterterrorism unit confirmed they were probing a number of'offensive messages on social media and extreme social media content '.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
A counterterrorism source said:'It is really unusual to find young men radicalised this quickly and refuse to be swayed when confronted.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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