Wiltshire chief constable is now on Twitter

WILTSHIRE Chief Constable Patrick Geenty has joined the Twitterati He is the first of several senior officers from the force to join the micro-blogging site.

“Social media is now at the forefront of modern day communications and I felt it was important that we, as a force, embrace the vast opportunities it offers.,” he explained.

“Some of our officers are already using Twitter and I know that our main Wiltshire Police account is an extremely useful tool for the public and media in accessing instant information about the work of our force.

“I want to be as close to the communities of Wiltshire as possible but I recognise that to do that, I need to be more accessible too and this is a fantastic way of ensuring that happens. I aim to update my followers with news on my daily activities as well offer my opinions on policing matters both within our force and the wider national stories and events.”

The Chief’s twitter handle is @wiltspolicecc and his account is active now.

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