Wiltshire Police will eliminate unlawful discrimination and will ensure that no individual or group is directly or indirectly discriminated against for any reason. We will actively promote our core values and behaviours to ensure we are an organisation where diversity is valued and respected so that we understand and work with our communities to make them safe. We will create a culture that values difference and which recognises the benefits a diverse workforce brings to the service we provide to our communities.
Our 2019 Equality and Diversity Statutory Information Report was published in December 2019
It contains the equality information we hold in relation to the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act. This includes hate crime, violent crime, stop and search, and use of force data. Other sections detail workforce statistics by gender, ethnicity, age, disability and length of service and the latest victim satisfaction survey results.
Our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy was published in April 2019 and covers the period 2019 to 2021
Read more about the strategy and download the full version or a summary.
The Public Sector Equality Duty came into force in April 2011, covering nine protected characteristics
|Age||Race (ethnic or national origin, colour or nationality)||Sexual orientation|
Religion or belief
|Pregnancy or maternity|
|Gender reassignment||Sex||Marriage and civil partnership|
The Equality Duty has three aims and requires public bodies to have due regard to the need to:
This requires public bodies to publish information to demonstrate their compliance with the Equality Duty and Equality objectives.
We are required to publish equality data and information at least annually, through an annual planning cycle.
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