Police dogs Tyke and Max retire after successful careers at Wiltshire Police
Two of our most popular police dogs bid a fond farewell to Wiltshire Police last month and are now settling into retirement having devoted years to fighting criminals and protecting our communities.
Trowbridge School first to recruit Mini Police
We're pleased to announce Wiltshire's first primary school to pilot our new Mini Police scheme. Last week at Oasis Academy Longmeadow School, 18 year 5 and 6 students and their parents attended an assembly and made their pledge to join the scheme alongside Deputy Chief Constable Paul Mills, Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Jeremy Herbert and Wiltshire's High Sheriff Nicky Alberry.
Wiltshire Police is a top disability employer
We're celebrating this week after winning a national award for our work to help people with Down's Syndrome to find employment and volunteering opportunities with us. It was awarded by the British Association for Supported Employment (BASE), which recognises outstanding practice in the field of supported employment in the UK.
The abuse doesn't have to be physical to scar
This week, we are running a domestic abuse awareness campaign. It coincides with a national 16 days of action supported by Public Health England which focuses on the positive role employers can have in detecting and supporting employees who are victims of abuse.
Have a happy and safe Halloween
Halloween is fast approaching and we have a 'No Trick or Treat Callers' poster available to download below for those who do not wish to be disturbed. For those who do wish to celebrate Halloween, we have some basic safety advice for parents available too.
Ben's story - the price you pay for having a knife!
As part of Op Sceptre - the national knife crime prevention initiative launched earlier this week - and our knife amnesty running until Sunday 30 September you will hear from people who's lives have been affected by knife crime.
#BeyondTheBeat - let us know what you thought
#BeyondtheBeat was a summer-long campaign that aimed to raise awareness of the hidden demands Wiltshire Police face - and we'd like to know what you thought of it.
Police and MOD team up to tackle illegal activity on Salisbury Plain
On Sunday (11 September) Wiltshire Police teamed up with the MOD for Operation Aston which aims to tackle illegal activity on Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA).
Missing: Let us take you #BeyondtheBeat
Wiltshire Police's Missing Campaign launches this week, looking at the complex issue of missing people and what goes on behind the scenes when someone is reported missing. #BeyondtheBeat
Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking: Let us take you #BeyondTheBeat
As part of our summer-long #BeyondTheBeat campaign to highlight the hidden demands on policing, we are urging residents to familiarise themselves with the potential signs of Modern Slavery.
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