Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Wilkinson’s parish column

Listening to recent results of how Wiltshire Police officers feel about their job, their morale and general state of mind causes me great concern. Hearing people’s lived experiences are often very, very, different to what you think you know. I talk to our frontline officers regularly and these results aren’t surprising given the last six… read more

Police and Crime Commissioner Philip Wilkinson’s Column

Policing has been under the microscope in the last year and I don’t see this scrutiny letting up any time soon – and neither should it. The public want their police force to keep them safe, protect vulnerable people, put victims first, catch the criminals responsible, produce quality investigations and lock the bad ones up…. read more

Wiltshire Police Chief Constable announces intention to retire

The Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police, Kier Pritchard, has today announced his intention to retire from his role at the end of his thirty years’ service in June 2023. Kier, who has been Chief Constable since March 2018, said: “I have served with Wiltshire Police for my entire career. The opportunity to lead this Force… read more

Wiltshire Police Response To HMICFRS Peel Report

The following message has been sent by Wiltshire Police:  This is a re-issue of the previous message, due to some issues with the formatting. Hopefully this version is easier to read. Apologies. Today (07/07), Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) have published a report into their latest inspection of Wiltshire… read more

Neighbourhood Watch Scheme July Newsletter

The July Neighbourhood Watch Scheme newsletter is available below. According to NWS: This edition offers expert Cyberhood Watch advice on keeping your digital lives safe and secure, impersonation scams, 999 British Sign Language app, measuring impact, addressing fly-tipping and discounts on products. We hope you find the newsletter valuable. NWS July Newsletter