Vehicle Crime

    We are urging vehicle owners to be vigilant following a spate of break ins in Swindon. Over the course of the past few weeks, we have received a number of similar reports of vehicles being targeted in the town centre and Broadgreen areas of Swindon. While we are pursuing a number of leads,… read more

Chief Constable update to the PCC, 16th February 2024

This update from the Chief Constable of Wiltshire to the Police Crime Commissioner includes details of operational successes achieved over the preceding two weeks. To read or download, please click the link below: Chief Constable update to the PCC, 16th February 2024

PCC Philip Wilkinson’s March Parish Column

Chiseldon Parish Council shares communications it receives which may be of interest to our residents. PCC Philip Wilkinson writes: After a period of public consultation, I presented my final proposal for the policing precept of your council tax to the Police and Crime Panel this month. Wiltshire Police is facing increased financial pressures as we… read more

Chief Constable Update – 22nd December 2023

Chiseldon Parish Council shares communications it receives which may be of interest to our residents. Dear Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Wilkinson, As this is the last fortnightly letter to you in 2023, I thought I would take a moment to reflect on the past year of policing in Wiltshire: I hope the above gives… read more

Chief Constable Update – 24th November 2023

Chiseldon Parish Council shares communications it receives which may be of interest to our residents. 24 November 2023. Dear Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Wilkinson, Since taking on the role of Chief Constable earlier this year, I have received lots of feedback from our communities and teams within the Force that they want to see… read more

Chief Constable fortnightly update to the Police and Crime Commissioner – 27th October 2023

Communications between the Wiltshire Police Chief Constable and the Police and Crime Commissioner are shared for the interest and benefit of communities within Wiltshire. Dear Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Wilkinson, This week, I informed our communities of a significant service failure relating to Clare’s Law disclosures handled by Wiltshire Police. As I outlined publicly… read more

Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Wilkinson – October column

Chiseldon Parish Council shares updates it receives which may be of interest to our residents. PCC Philip Wilkinson writes: Two years ago, I and the other four PCCs in the south west agreed to collaborate with our respective forces to target county lines drug networks, along with the anti-social behaviour drugs bring to local communities…. read more

Spot the signs of criminals targeting vulnerable young people

People living across the South West are being asked to spot the signs of exploitation and coercive control of vulnerable young people. As part of Operation Scorpion, a regional intensification campaign, we are encouraging communities to look out for the signs that a young person is participating in illegal drug-related activities. The initiative, now in… read more

Community intelligence sought ahead of regional drugs crackdown

CPC has received the following message from Wiltshire Police Community Messaging and is published for your information. As part of a regional crackdown on county lines drug gangs, our communities are being urged to report any suspicious activity in their neighbourhoods. The regional intensification campaign – called Operation Scorpion – is a focus for all… read more

Chief Constable fortnightly update – 15 September 2023

Chief Constable fortnightly update to the Police and Crime Commissioner – 15 September 2023 Dear Police and Crime Commissioner, Philip Wilkinson, I would like to start this letter today by sharing with you the results of our summer focus on road safety. Over recent months, we have sadly seen an increase in people killed and… read more

Your Area Crime Reports for Swindon North, East and Rural

If you ever want to know about the number and type of crimes committed where you live, the Your Area pages on the force website is the place to start. Just go to the force website and enter your post code beneath the ‘What’s Happening in Your Area?’ heading. You will find a wealth of… read more

CSP Public Meeting, 31st October

Swindon Community Safety Partnership (CSP) are committed to working together with members of our communities to tackle crime and help Swindon residents feel safer. We invite you to join us in our first public meeting of the Executive Board to demonstrate our current priorities and plans to make our communities stronger, safer and more effective… read more

PCC August Column: Have your say on rural crime

In a rural county like Wiltshire, it’s so important to keep on top of how Wiltshire Police are responding to and dealing with all forms of rural crime. Recently we’ve seen a few cases of fly-tipping and hare coursing which is just not acceptable. Work is continuing to improve this as a police force, and… read more