Public '˜crucial' in fighting terrorism after London attack
Police forces across the south are calling on members of the public to help them fight terrorism following the horrific attack in London yesterday.
Sussex Police has asked the public to be its ‘eyes and ears’ after a terrorist murdered three people in Westminster.
In a statement the force said: “We stand together side by side with the Metropolitan Police Service and emergency service colleagues around the world to pay tribute to PC Keith Palmer and all of the victims of yesterday’s Westminster attack.
“We will always stand in the face of danger and ask that you help us by being our eyes and ears, looking out for suspicious activity and reporting it to us, in confidence.”
Surrey Police said the public remained crucial in helping keep communities safe.
The force added: “Our policing tactics and security measures are constantly reviewed and we, along with our partners, are working around the clock to keep our county and the wider country as safe as possible.
“The Force continues to liaise with national and regional colleagues as the investigation unfolds.
“The public remain crucial in helping us to keep our towns, cities and communities safe, and we would urge everyone to remain vigilant when you are out and about and if you see anything suspicious then let us know using the Anti Terrorist Hotline 0800 789 321 or 999 in an emergency.”
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