Would You Pay An Extra 1 Pound Per Month To Maintain Local Policing

Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson is asking members of the public for their feedback on a proposed £1 per month increase to maintain local policing. Please give your views on the proposed increase via our short online survey. The policing precept, which is collected with your council tax, goes… read more

Drink and Drug Driving Campaign Launches Tomorrow

Wiltshire Police is supporting the National Police Chiefs Council Drink Drug Drive campaign that launches this week and runs through to January. Inspector Mark Freeman, of Specialist Operations, said: “Since 2015 we have had the ability to make roadside checks for suspected drug drivers as well as those who risk drinking and driving. The drug… read more

Do Not Give Burglars the Opportunity To Ruin Your Christmas

Whilst most people and their families are putting up their Christmas decorations and getting in the festive spirit there are still some scrooges determined to ruin the season for others. Statistics tell us that burglary increases during the winter months. Longer, darker nights create the perfect environment for burglars who are seeking to take advantage… read more

The Herbert Protocol

In light of the National Safeguarding Adults Week 2019, the Police and Crime Commissioner would like to share with you the Herbert Protocol. The Herbert Protocol is a national scheme that encourages carers, family and friends to provide and put together useful information, which can then be used in the event of vulnerable person going… read more

Twenty Four Charged With Drug Dealing In Swindon

Following Op Jetway – our County Lines’ week long operation in Swindon in October – and a number of arrests made at the time, 24 people have been charged with drug offences. The majority appeared at Swindon Magistrates Court yesterday (27/11) – here are the results of those appearances: The seven below are due to… read more

Warning of Theft from Garages

We have been made aware of a significant number of garage break-ins resulting in the theft of bicycles and tools. Please see the following tips to help prevent thefts from garages: Register your valuable items such as bikes, electronics, tools etc. for free on www.Immobilise.com. Take pictures of valuables and record their serial numbers and… read more