“designed to ensure the safety of the whole community..”

The BBC are also reporting that the PSNI have issued a statement about future opreations

In a statement the police said they were increasing operations across Northern Ireland to “disrupt” dissident republicans. The police said the public are likely to notice increased police activity, including vehicle checkpoints. They appealed for people to be patient and co-operate with officers as well as reporting any suspicious activity. They said the operation “is designed to ensure the safety of the whole community”.