It took just three hours, but in that time thousands of people expressed an interest in becoming a police officer in Wiltshire. Most were left disappointed when they weren't quick enough to apply.
But Wiltshire Police says it now has enough applicants for the £19,000 a year posts. The Police Federation says it has reservations about the process.
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Military personnel are unlikely to be deployed on the streets of Avon and Somerset despite an increase in the national terror threat level.
The major party leaders' campaigns for the General Election will remain suspended on Wednesday following the Manchester terror attack.
The threat level has been raised to critical by MI5's Counter-Terrorism Analysis Centre.