Author: Mark Mackintosh

Meet Rachel – Service Improvement Analyst

How long have you been in your analyst role at Thames Valley Police, and can you explain what your typical day would look like? I’ve been in the analyst role for just over a year now. Every day is varied and every project I work on is different – some days working on smaller solo …

Stepping out of the Corporate Comfort Zone with Shamilah Mehta

From being influenced by Penny Lancaster, to impressing her nieces and nephews with her police uniform, Shamilah Mehta was looking for an avenue to push herself – she found it by volunteering as a Special Constable.   Shamilah, why did you want to become a Special? I felt I knew there was more inside me. …

Meet Neeta – Admin Support to Project Support Officer

How long have you worked for Thames Valley Police? I’ve been here for 14 years now. Prior to TVP I’d only ever worked in the private sector. I worked in several TVP departments as a ‘temp’ before becoming a permanent member of staff.  I have really enjoyed my most recent role as Admin Support Officer …

Meet Rachel – Intelligence Analyst

How long have you been in your analyst role at Thames Valley Police, and can you explain what your typical day would look like? I’ve been in an analyst role for three years at Thames Valley and have continued learning throughout it. A typical day for us varies greatly and really depends on the cases …

Meet Andy – Management Information Technical Consultant

How long have you been in your role at Thames Valley Police, and can you explain what your typical day would look like? I’ve been with TVP since 2009 and in my current role for about 11 years. Prior to coming here I worked for Staffordshire Police and before that Devon and Cornwall. A typical …

Meet Media Officer, Lottie

How long have your worked at Thames Valley Police?  I’ve worked at TVP since June 2021. Prior to joining I worked in communications roles for around five years after completing a degree in Journalism at the University of South Wales.     What is your favourite thing about working for TVP (or your role)?  I like …

Elland Rogers – bringing valuable skills to the Special Constabulary

It’s been nearly three years since Elland Rogers first began volunteering as a Special Constable with Thames Valley Police – in that time, she has played an important role in guarding royal events, and been involved with a wide variety of jobs that have helped to protect our community. The Special Constabulary, and the people …

Aviation to Attestation – Meet Special Constable, Idnan Jaffri

Whilst flying private jets gives a particular thrill, for 28-year-old Idnan, volunteering as a Special Constable (Volunteer Police Officer) offers a level of personal interaction that is unmatched. Having recently completed his training to become a Special with Thames Valley Police, he has already started making a difference in our community.     Idnan, how did …

From the Military to the Police: A Family Tradition

Thames Valley Police takes pride in offering seamless transitions for veterans into policing, acknowledging the valuable skills gained in the military. Inspector Andrew Fiddler, a testament to this tradition, shares his journey alongside his son Callum, who is carving his own path from the military into the police force. Andy was in the privileged position …