Police are urging people to follow security advice after a number of burglaries in Trowbridge, Bradford on Avon and Westbury where car keys and vehicles have been stolen. Over the past week officers have been called to a series of incidents in the west of the county where houses were broken into and thieves took … Continue reading Security advice after spate of local burglaries
Action Fraud has recently experienced an increase in the number of calls to members of the public by fraudsters requesting payments for a “phantom” debt. The fraud involves being cold-called by someone purporting to be a debt collector, bailiff or other type of enforcement agent. The fraudster may claim to be working under instruction of … Continue reading Phantom Debt Fraud
“Would you be prepared to pay an extra pound a month to protect our police Force?” That’s the question being asked by Police and Crime Commissioner for Wiltshire and Swindon Angus Macpherson. The policing precept consultation is looking for the views of Wiltshire residents on the proposed increase of £12 a year. Currently the average … Continue reading What would you pay to protect local policing?
Police Constables Wiltshire Police has launched its autumn recruitment drive, with applications now open for Police Constables. All candidates must register online and complete an initial eligibility form, including educational qualifications by Sunday 1 October. Candidates who pass the initial eligibility stage are then invited to complete an application form. Shortlisting stages include an assessment … Continue reading Applications Open for Police Constables & PCSOs
Residents are urged to be vigilant following a scam reported in Chippenham and Calne. On Tuesday 29 August, two men aged in their 90s, received calls from a man claiming to be a detective. The ‘detective’ told both men that money had been taken from their bank accounts and to assist police with ongoing enquiries, … Continue reading Police urge vigilance following local scam report