Joint statement from the OPCC and Wiltshire Police in relation to the findings of the Police Federation of England and Wales Survey 2020
We welcome the publication of today's PFEW Pay and Morale Survey report as it lays out many of the challenges faced within the policing service.
Spend wisely when shopping online and keep your money safe.
As part of National Consumer Week and International Fraud Awareness Week, Wiltshire Police want to remind our communities of some of the issues of shopping online and what can be done to limit the risks.
Men can be victims of domestic abuse too - support is available
"It's hard to recognise abuse when you're in a relationship, no matter who you are, and it's easier to deny it. But when you do recognise it and accept it for what it is - there is support out there." For Sean (*name has been changed to protect the person's identity), who now works in Swindon in a role which involves helping to prevent domestic abuse, it took years for him to realise he was in a psychologically and emotionally abusive marriage.
Wiltshire school children's creative take on staying safe online
As part of the Digital Investigations & Intelligence Unit's school summer newsletter a competition ran inviting school children from across the county to get creative and design a cyber poster with messages of how to stay safe online. The panel are pleased to announce the winners...
Public encouraged to protect themselves online as reports of romance fraud rise 26% in a year
Wiltshire Police are joining police forces across the country, together with partners including Match Group, to tackle romance fraud by raising awareness and enforcement activity.
Royal Wootton Bassett Station re-open their doors after substantial refurbishment
Today (Thursday 30 July) Royal Wootton Bassett Station has officially been re-opened by the Town Mayor and Mayoress, Nic and Sue Hughes. The station has been closed since October last year, whilst it underwent extensive refurbishment.
Open letter to residents - Let's Stay Connected
Today sees the start of Neighbourhood Watch Week. The theme this year is 'Let's Stay Connected' - and there has never been a more important time to keep in touch with our friends, family and neighbours.
Wiltshire Police celebrate National Volunteers' Week
Today marks the start of National Volunteers' Week (1 - 7 June) concluding with National Specials Weekend, which we are supporting in Wiltshire - it is a timely opportunity to celebrate and thank those who give their time, skills and experience without charge and for the benefit of others.
A Special Contribution: George Mason
Special Constable George Mason tells us his story about how being furloughed has allowed him to give more hours to policing...
A Special Contribution: Louisa Curtis
Special Constable Louisa Curtis tells us her story about how lockdown has made her commitment and dedication to policing grow and grow.
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