We will hold at least one public meeting / surgery per month, giving you a chance to meet your local team and find out more information on local policing priorities, crime stats and engagement opportunities
We will advertise our public meetings and surgeries on the Your Area section of the Wiltshire Police website, on local Neighbourhood Policing Team social media channels and Community Messaging
Every engagement opportunity will be recorded so we can ensure we are meeting our commitment to you
We will hold regular face to face meetings and events with a wide range of community groups such as businesses, faith groups, youth groups and residents' associations
We will bring policing out to your community, through the proactive use of the Neighbourhood Engagement Vehicles.
We will actively use local Neighbourhood Policing Team social media channels to engage with our communities
Every Neighbourhood Policing Team will host quarterly Facebook Live events
We will exchange information with those signed up to our Community Messaging alert system via email, text or phone and continue to promote this free service to new members.
We will provide you with information so you know who your local Neighbourhood Policing Team is by publishing this on the Your Area section of the Wiltshire Police website
We will publish monthly local priorities on the Your Area section of the Wiltshire Police website and, through our regular engagement with you, we will consult you when we are setting them
We will provide community updates on activity being carried out to help tackle local priorities
We will ensure intelligence-led visible patrolling in local communities, at least once a week, responding to local policing issues and concerns
We will publish local policing updates, wherever possible, in community magazines / newsletters or bulletins.
We will ask the public to take part in questionnaires and surveys to build information and improve our policing service
We will provide visibility at Parish Council meetings and, in the absence of physical attendance, will provide a written update. We will also support a programme of additional meeting attendance through Area Boards or Community Safety Groups
We will action feedback, concerns or complaints – and tell you what action has been taken. If we cannot help, we will help signpost the public to who can
We will work closely with our partners, such as local authorities and parish and town councils, and community representatives i.e. businesses, faith groups, schools to tackle community issues
We will work closely alongside local watch schemes to enable strong partnerships between the police and communities
We will consult regularly with our Independent Advisory Groups (IAGs) to ensure they have a voice as a critical friend to help shape our policing service.
We will build Community Beat Profiles for each of our Neighbourhood Policing Team to help us better understand the specific communities within our local areas
We will engage with specific community groups and those living and working in particular geographical areas about those issues that are important or impacts most upon them
We will work with young people and our partners in education settings to help improve safety, reduce reoffending and, along with relevant other agencies, offer support to those who need it.