The Prevent Duty is one of the elements of the government’s counter terrorism strategy known as CONTEST.
Prevent is about safeguarding and supporting those vulnerable to radicalisation. Prevent is 1 of the 4 elements of CONTEST, the Government’s counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.
Here are some common terms that you may have come across and what they mean:
The following video is provided by the Home Office and provides an introduction to Prevent using real life scenarios and interviews:
There is an e-learning module on Prevent that all learners will be asked to complete during their programme, and this can be found at
County Lines is where illegal drugs are transported from one area to another, often across police and local authority boundaries (although not exclusively), usually by children or vulnerable people who are coerced into it by gangs.
Some signs to look out for include:
There are words and terms commonly used by people who are involved in County Lines, these words will describe the County Lines activity taking place.
Terms and their definitions:
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