MORE funding is being made available for additional enforcement officers and cameras in a bid to tackle speeding.
Wiltshire Police has one civilian community enforcement officer, who was recruited earlier this year to help support community speed watch volunteers.
The additional investment will see two new community enforcement officers recruited, as well as the purchase of additional camera equipment.
The expanded team, which has its own enforcement capacity, will work closely with the volunteers to identify and target hotspots.
Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) Philip Wilkinson, who met the Force’s Community Enforcement Officer earlier this week and saw the camera in action, said: “Speeding is dangerous, it kills and blights communities: making crossing the road dangerous for the young and elderly and putting people off cycling or walking through their communities.
“Residents are concerned and this is echoed by Community Speed Watch volunteers – as a result road safety will be a key element in my upcoming Police and Crime Plan.
“They have told…