threat level


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threat level

Public health A standard set by the National Institute of Justice, which determines the amount of ballistric protection afforded by soft body armor–bullet-proof vests, etc
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He added: "Now that the threat level has reduced back down to severe, the public will see less armed officers deployed on our streets but we will still have a highly visible policing operation in place.
I received a full briefing regarding the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre's decision to increase the threat level from severe to critical and to invoke Operation Temperer.
The Joint Terrorist Analysis Centre which reviews the threat level that the UK is under have decided to lower than level from critical to severe," the local media quoted Amber Rudd.
With the reduction in UK threat level and the deactivation of Operation Temperer we have now returned to 'business as usual.
It led the JTAC to increase the terror threat level to "critical", meaning a further terror attack was considered "imminent".
She said: "The public should be clear about what this means - a threat level of severe means an attack is highly likely.
As soon as we no longer need our military colleagues, we will be saying so and we hope that the threat level will reduce from critical," she added.
The national threat level is severe, as you'd expect it to be, and that's been shown yesterday.
The raising of the terror threat level means "not only that another attack remains highly likely but that a further attack may be imminent," she added.
The United Kingdom raised its national terror threat level from severe to critical Tuesday.
The threat level from international terrorism remains at severe - meaning an attack is "highly likely".
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