Merseyside Police - Project Servator - 23rd Nov 2017View this newsletter in full
This weekend will see police try a new way to disrupt 'everything from pickpocketing to terrorism'
With thousands of visitors expected in Liverpool over the weekend for Armed Forces Day and the River Festival, a new style of “unpredictable policing” will be used to disrupt everything from pick-pocketing to terrorism in crowded places. The tactic, known as Project Servator, has already been used in other parts of the country and police say it is not in response to a specific threat or the recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London.
24th Jun 2017 - Liverpool Echo
How police ring of steel kept our heroes safe on Armed Forces Day "Unpredictable policing" method used to keep forces, VIPs and public safe
The force used a new tactic of “unpredictable policing” for the weekend’s events, which included a visit from the prime minister and HRH The Earl of Wessex, representing the Queen. But visible armed officers were only one part of the response - called Project Servator - with dogs, automatic number plate recognition, CCTV and covert officers also deployed. Several policemen could be looking down from the top of the Liver Building through binoculars as crowds came out for the ceremony by the moored HMS Iron Duke.
25th May 2017 - Liverpool Echo