Wandsworth Police Are Tweeting

With over 1100 followers - but it's not for reporting crimes

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Wandsworth police now have over 1100 followers on Twitter. The account is used to keep residents, workers and visitors to Wandsworth up to date with what their local police are up to.

@MPSWandsworth ‘tweets’ regular updates in relation to policing, crime and safety on the borough, from appeals, news, arrests, and events in Wandsworth.

Wandsworth Borough Commander Chief Superintendent David Chinchen said:
" We are keen on engagement and customer service. Social media really helps us with reaching previously unreachable communities and people"

“A big part of effective police work is being engaged with the public, listening to them and working with them. Social media connects us with more people and gives us an opportunity to engage with them in a way we couldn’t before.”

To get Wandsworth police tweets, you will need to sign up to Twitter, then search for @MPSWandsworth to follow them.

Please do not report crime on Twitter, ring 101 or in an emergency 999.

February 9, 2012