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Put questions to West Mercia Police Chief Constable during web chat
8:40am Wednesday 27th February 2013 in News
WEST Mercia Police Chief Constable David Shaw will be taking part in a web chat next week to answer questions from the public.
The event will take place on Tuesday, March 5 from 6.30pm and online users can take part by logging on to www.westmercia.police.uk/webchat/
While online, Mr Shaw will ‘chat' with the public and take questions on a variety of issues. He said: "It is a very important part of my job to listen to the people we serve, to understand their thoughts and concerns, and to be held accountable for the service we deliver.
"While it is inevitable that some of the questions will be in relation to the recent announcement about our new local policing plans, I would also welcome any other queries people may have about policing in their area and I thoroughly look forward to a lively and interesting set of questions and views."
People who are not able to go online between 6.30pm and 8pm on Tuesday can leave their questions for the chief in advance on the force Facebook page or on Twitter (@westmerciapolice). They can also read a transcript of the web chat after the event via the force website.
Mr Shaw will try to answer as many questions as time allows or follow them up afterwards. He will not, however, be able to answer questions about specific crimes or ongoing court cases but will ensure any queries received are passed on to the appropriate policing unit.
Ahead of the event, people can also log onto www.westmercia.police.uk/webchat/ to sign up for a reminder email.