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The Manchester Arena Inquiry has now concluded. The closure notice from the Inquiry Chairman is available here.

Volume 1: Security for the Arena
Volume 1: Security for the Arena (large format)

Appendix 5: Initialisms and acronyms

ACC Assistant Chief Constable

ACS Approved Contractor Scheme (run by the SIA)

ACT Action Counters Terrorism (NaCTSO counter-terrorism course)

BTP British Transport Police

CCTV Closed Circuit Television

CPNI Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure

CTSA Counter-Terrorism Security Advisor

DAC Deputy Assistant Commissioner

EAA European Arenas Association

ETUK Emergency Training UK

GMP Greater Manchester Police

HMG Her Majesty’s Government

IED Improvised Explosive Device

JTAC Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre

NAA National Arenas Association

NaCTSO National Counter Terrorism Security Office

PBIED Person Borne Improvised Explosive Device

PC Police Constable

PSCO Police Community Support Officer

PSIA Protective Security Improvement Activity

OSCT Office for Security and Counter Terrorism

SIA Security Industry Authority