I got this from the police about signing up to their messaging service. They use it to circulate security advice and information about crime in your area.
"We live in a world of mass communication, being fed information which is usually neither relevant to us nor wanted. With Thames Valley Alerts this couldn’t be further from the truth. Thames Valley Police not only promote a flow of localised information between the police and community; we actively encourage it.
That is why we want to build our Alerts system into something which is not only an integral part of living in the Thames Valley Area but a functioning tool to keep our communities safe and informed. We are constantly trying to enhance and develop the messages we send to you.
With only 62,000 members subscribed to our service we know there are more people who could benefit from receiving Thames Valley Alerts.
Are your neighbours and friends signed up?
Would a relative benefit from signing up?
Every member of our community will gain from the knowledge that our Alerts system provides. So as one of the 2.2% of Thames Valley’s population who is already signed up please help spread the word and remember this service is available to everyone.
Please help us to increase sign up by encouraging people to visit:
and sign up to receive text, phone or email alerts .
If you know of anyone who would prefer to sign up over the phone please reply to this email with their contact information and telephone number. One of our administrators will be happy to go through the sign-up procedure with them.
Thank you for your continued support,
Thames Valley Police"