First county online police discussions
POLICE in Barton, Tredworth and White City will be the first in the county to hold an online community meeting later this month.
Residents will be given the chance to air their views and ask questions of officers without the need to leave their own homes.
The move comes in a bid to boost interaction with the public and set new policing priorities.
All officers in Barton, Tredworth and White City have access to the forum and will be ready on the night of the virtual meeting to respond to queries and concerns as they come in.
The forum is also available at all other times for people to visit and post questions. The local policing team will aim to respond to questions posted there within 24 hours.
Police Sergeant Tim Wood said: "This won't replace regular community meetings it will just complement them and give us an extra channel of information."
Those who want to take part need to register at bartonstreetpolice.for umchitchat.com and then visit the website for the live chat at 6pm on October 28.