Exciting Opportunity for young people to join the Youth Commission on Policing and Crime

Leaders Unlocked are currently recruiting young people to join the Wiltshire & Swindon Youth Commission on Police and Crime – an exciting initiative in partnership with the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner. The Youth Commission enables young people to support, challenge and influence decisions about policing and crime in Wiltshire & Swindon. The… read more

Wiltshire Police Recorded The Fewest Crimes Nationally In 2020

Last year saw a decrease of 16.5% in overall crimes reported to Wiltshire Police as a result of Covid restrictions and lockdowns. The Office of National Statistics has today (13/05) released the figures for the 12 months leading up to December 2020, which shows the Force had the lowest crime rate in the country last… read more

Wiltshire-Wide Dog Watch Scheme Launched

A new Dog Watch scheme has been set up by Wiltshire Police to help reassure owners around the safety of their pets. Over the past few months there has been a rising perception and concern that more dog thefts and attempted dog thefts are taking place across the country. This has primarily been driven by… read more

Attempted Thefts from Cars

We would like to speak to the male pictured in this link, following a series of incidents in Chiseldon between midnight and 6am on Saturday 6 March where an unknown offender was caught on CCTV walking around the village trying car door handles. Where vehicles had been left unlocked, he entered and searched them for… read more

Neighbourhood Watch National Newsletter – Our News January 2021

Please follow the link to view or download the  January 2021 Neighbourhood Watch national newsletter. January 2021 Neighbourhood Watch Newsletter This month we launch the Neighbourhood Watch Crime and Community Survey 2020 findings, recruit for a new Volunteer Development Manager, share crime prevention advice and look at the new community projects we are running. As… read more

Alert – Coronavirus Vaccination Scams

As of 7 January 2021, Action Fraud had received 57 reports from members of the public who have been sent text messages claiming to be from the NHS, offering them the opportunity to sign up for coronavirus vaccinations. The texts ask the recipient to click on a link which takes them to an online form… read more

Scam Warning – Fake DPD Emails and Texts

Scam warning: Fake DPD emails and texts. Action Fraud has seen a surge in reports relating to fake emails and texts purporting to be from DPD. The messages claim that DPD was “unable to deliver your parcel today” and provide instructions on how the recipient can arrange another delivery. The links in the emails and… read more

Policing Precept – Survey Launched

Wiltshire and Swindon’s Police and Crime Commissioner is asking all residents for feedback on the proposed policing precept for 2020/21. Today (5 January), PCC Angus Macpherson has launched a survey to collect feedback on policing: what is being done well and where improvements could be made, as well as a proposed increase in the policing element… read more

Domestic Abuse Support Service

It’s ok to talk about domestic abuse. If you’re the victim of domestic abuse or you’re worried about someone get in touch. Call Swindon Domestic Abuse Support Service (24 hour number) 01793 610610 In an emergency call 999 16 days of action posters