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Intermittent service notice

ADVANCED NOTICE OF WEBSITE DOWNTIME Due to planned maintenance, our website will be unavailable from 8pm on Thursday 29 January 2015 until 8am on Friday 30 January. Please contact us via 101 for all non-emergencies, such as reporting a crime. For all emergencies please dial 999. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to find out the latest information about Wiltshire Police. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
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All uninjured survivors will be directed to the centre where details are collected and forwarded to a casualty bureau. This ensures a record of everybody involved is kept, so that if a member of public is enquiring to find out if a relative is involved, they will be able to find out as soon as possible without having to wait for information.

An incident is regarded as a crime scene, therefore survivors are witnesses.

In the immediate aftermath of a disaster, survivors are protected from questioning from the police, however they may contacted afterwards for further enquiries.

The survivor reception centre is staffed with the aid of voluntary organisations such as St John Ambulance, The British Red Cross, The Salvation Army and WRVS.

Survivors arriving at the reception centre