Counter terrorism protective security advice for stadia and arenas

Guidance on reducing the risk from terrorism in stadia and arenas.

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Counter terrorism protective security advice for stadia and arenas

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Stadia and arenas may be targeted by terrorists because of the high density of people and high profile nature of events.

NaCTSO has researched and produced a guide intended to give protective security advice to those who are responsible for security in stadia and arenas. Whilst the document concentrates on measures to counter terrorism, these will also work against other threats, such as theft, burglary and arson.

Stadium and arena management should use the guidance to reduce the risk to as low as reasonably possible. The document contains good practice checklists intended as a guide for stadium and arena management to assist them in identifying the hazards and risks associated with stadium security planning.

For site specific advice relating to your premises, contact your CTSA or use the non emergency police telephone number 101.

Published 1 January 2006