Jednostki antyterrorystyczne polskiej policji i ich zadania


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Terrorism is a phenomenon that leads to, among others, intimidating citizens and inducing the sense of threat and panic. Anti-terrorist units that exist in most of countries are one of the forms of fighting against terrorism. The article provides definitions of terms such as terrorism, antiterrorism, counterterrorism, and criminal terror. It mentions changes that have been taking place in the anti-terrorist subdivisions of the Polish police over the years. The author of the article characterizes the current structure that acts for antiterrorism in the Polish police. She also uses police statistics regarding the engagement of anti-terroristic units.