Call for co-workers to act early when spotting extremism

Updated: Oct 15, 2021

The Counter Terrorism Policing Headquarters are calling for friends, family and co-workers to act early when it comes to spotting changes of behaviour which suggest young and vulnerable people are at risk of radicalisation.

Following the increase in time spent online due to the pandemic, the organisation reports a rise in hate extremism. Those who are exposed to and engage with such conversations are at risk of being radicalised by terrorists. They could be groomed by malicious individuals.

It is always important to look out for members of your team at work. But with this spike in extremist content online and less in-person contact due to coronavirus, we should all be mindful of any concerning behaviours or extremist views.

The more a person you care about is exposed to hate extremism, the more at risk they may be. If you notice something worrying, report it sooner rather than later by visiting