Wiltshire Police To Support National Speed Operation

Wiltshire Police will be targeting speeding drivers as part of a two-week national enforcement campaign starting on Monday. Officers will be speaking with drivers during the campaign; aiming to highlight the dangers of speeding and informing drivers of the risks and consequences that driving above the limit can have through education and enforcement. The National… read more

Be Cautious of Cold Callers

Scams over the phone are nothing new, but, in the current climate, they are being adapted. Criminals are exploiting the need to keep ourselves safe and take protective measures during the COVID19 pandemic so are reinventing their scams to use Coronavirus as a hook. Any unsolicited phones calls should be treated with extreme caution, and… read more

Give A Heart To Domestic Abuse Victims

  The Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon, Wiltshire Police and partners are backing a government campaign supporting victims of domestic abuse. The “you are not alone” campaign aims to let anyone who may be at home with a violent or abusive partner during the lockdown know that help is still at hand… read more

Tips For Staying Safe While Staying At Home

A letter from Superintendent Ben Mant Dear Parents & Guardians, The last few weeks have seen changes to the way we live our lives. Every one of us is being asked to stay at home and only go out when necessary – from the elderly to the young. As a result, more children and young… read more

Online Scammers Capitalise on Coronavirus Pandemic

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of the Covid-19 pandemic via phishing emails, websites and text messages to scam members of the public out of large sums of money and sensitive information during these uncertain times across the nation. Together with other law enforcement, Government and private sector partners, we are supporting a national campaign to… read more

Get Free Messages and Alerts from wiltsmessaging.co.uk

You can now sign up to the www.wiltsmessaging.co.uk/ service, which has the following features: FREE messages and alerts from your local Community Policing Team about policing and crime matters in your area. FREE messages from Dorset and Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service relevant to your local area. You can receive free messages by email, text or… read more

101 Non-Emergency Police Calls Free from Today

Yesterday the Home Office announced that the charge for calling the police non-emergency number is to be scrapped from today. The Home Office will spend £7 million a year to meet the connection costs. At present, the telephony provider charges 101 callers a 15p connection fee. Angus Macpherson, Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and… read more