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Alert message sent 03/04/2019 10:52:00

Information sent on behalf of Gloucestershire Police and Crime Commissioner

Dear Citizen,

You may recall receiving an email from the Office of the Police Commissioner (OPCC) last week about fire governance. While we considered this to be important information as decisions made will affect residents in Gloucestershire, this message was sent in error.

We recognise that Your Community Alerts (YCA) is not the right platform for messages of this political nature. Some of you were concerned about this and let us know. We listened to your feedback and, to help make sure this platform is used appropriately and that you get the information you need, we explain how you can make a few simple changes to keep your preferences updated.

We always value your feedback this helps us to respond to your needs, so please continue to use this feature so we can understand your views.

Information providers

Information providers are organisations that have a licence to engage and communicate with people who wish to hear from them. As a recipient, you can choose which information provider you wish to receive information from.

Gloucestershire Constabulary 

Your Community Alerts is Gloucestershire Constabulary's free messaging system to enable residents, businesses and community groups to take part in a two-way exchange of information about what is happening throughout the county. Whether you live in Gloucester, Cheltenham, Tewkesbury, Stroud, the Forest of Dean or the Cotswolds, you can receive up-to-date messaging about incidents or initiatives that may affect you.

Our aim is to send relevant information which is chosen by you and together we can make a greater impact on the prevention and detection of crime and anti-social behaviour in our communities.

Gloucestershire’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner

Your Community Alerts is the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner’s free messaging system to enable residents, businesses and community groups to take part in a two-way exchange of information about things that may affect you.

The Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner acts as a voice for the public on policing, holds the Chief Constable to account and works with the Constabulary and its partners to break the cycle of crime and disorder in Gloucestershire. It publishes the Police and Crime Plan on behalf of the Police and Crime Commissioner and commissions services to reduce crime and support victims.

Neighbourhood Watch

Do you want to be involved in keeping your neighbourhood safe and receive information that is directly relevant to your area that includes crime and crime prevention information as well as other important updates?

If so, you can register to become your local neighbourhood watch coordinator. Once you have been approved you will receive these messages and will be able to build your own network of users within your neighbourhood so that you can share the messages that you receive.

If you would like to know more please click Find out more about Neighbourhood Watch where you can find contact details for your local Neighbourhood Watch Officers can assist you with your enquiry.

Action Fraud

Action Fraud is the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cyber crime where you should report fraud if you have been scammed, defrauded or experienced cyber crime.

Action Fraud will send you information about the latest scams to help ensure that you are updated and provide you with the information you need to safeguard you accordingly.


CrimeStoppers an independent charity that gives you the power to speak up to stop crime, 100% anonymously.

CrimeStoppers will send targetted information requests, news and information.

Please review the above list and if you are happy with each of these organisations being able to see your details and send you messages you do not need to do anything.  However, if you would like to remove any, please click {CHANGE_SETTINGS} or on the red settings button below.

You will be able to update your preferences regarding which organisations (Information Providers) have access to your details and what types of message you want to receive.  Once on the page, simply confirm your name, update your settings and click submit. 

You do not need to know your password to make these changes but you will need to confirm the changes by clicking a link in the email that will be sent to you after you confirm.

If you have any difficulties with this process or would like us to make the changes for you, please email and we will be happy to assist.
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