The Communications Team is responsible for the force’s external and internal communications.

This includes promoting force news and media-handling, marketing and public relations, internal communications, digital communications, film production and photography.

The department also provides a 24-hour 365-day on-call media-handling facility for emergency out-of-hours critical incidents and major crimes.

If you are a member of the media and would like to contact the Press  Officer team within office hours please ring 01656 869 291, or email:

If you have an urgent out-of-hours media enquiry, please contact the Force Incident Manager on 01656 762942.

If you have a query and would like to speak to a member of the Communications Department within office hours please ring 01656 763 963, or email: