Author: Cristina Bratu

Response Officers Adam and Amina

Reflecting on Ramadan at Thames Valley Police

Like many of our community members, some of our Thames Valley Police (TVP) colleagues celebrated Ramadan last month. Police Officers Adam and Amina have recently shared their experiences of managing Ramadan alongside their policing careers.  A day of Ramadan alongside the work schedule as a Police Officer PC (Police Constable) Adam finds Ramadan influencing his …

Community and Diversity Officer

Building Bridges and Making a Difference in the Community

Our colleague Neelam is a Community and Diversity Officer (CADO) for Milton Keynes. Her dedication to fostering strong relationships within the communities of Milton Keynes has recently been recognised with a Community Impact Award at the Thames Valley Criminal Justice Awards. But what exactly does a CADO do, and how does Neelam’s passion translate into …

Group of TVP employees at TVP's Women's Network Development Day 2024

Inspiring Inclusion: Women’s Development Day

The Thames Valley Women’s Network (TVWN) recently hosted its annual Development Day under the 2024 theme “Inspire Inclusion”. The event brought together members and guests for a day of insightful discussions and recognition aimed at celebrating the valuable contribution women make within the force.  The day started with a warm welcome from Deputy Chief Constable …

Motherhood and Policing: Meet ICR Sergeant Emma

Embarking on a career in policing is a decision laden with purpose. For Emma, joining Thames Valley Police (TVP) as a young Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) was not just about a job – it was about making a meaningful impact in her community. From those early days to her current role as an ICR …

World Police Summit: ACC Katy Barrow-Grint runner-up for Inspiring Female Officer Award

World Police Summit: ACC Katy Barrow-Grint runner-up for Inspiring Female Officer Award

Fantastic news to share! On International Women’s Day 2024, at the World Police Summit, out of 100+ entries from 40 countries, our very own ACC Katy Barrow-Grint was runner-up for the Inspiring Female Officer Award. When asked about the award, Katy and Beth said: “Us being here at the World Police Summit, representing all women …

Police Officers

TVP wins Police Force of the Year award at GG2 Leadership & Diversity Awards

Thames Valley Police’s unwavering commitment to diversity, inclusion, and workforce representation, coupled with its ground-breaking initiatives and exemplary leadership, was recognised Tuesday 5 March, winning the Police Force of the Year award at the GG2 Leadership and Diversity Awards. When asked about this award, Assistant Chief Constable Dennis Murray, Legitimacy and Public Value Lead at TVP, …

Meet Neighbourhood Officer Willker

With the desire to make a difference in the community running in his family, we’ve recently spoken with our colleague Willker about his journey into policing, and how he has been protecting our communities in a variety of roles at TVP over the last few years. Current Role: Neighbourhood Officer Age at joining: 35 years …

Superintendent Andy Cranidge Thames Valley Police

Superintendent Cranidge awarded as a Member of the Royal Victorian Order

In the King’s New Year Honours list one of our senior officers has been awarded as a Member of the Royal Victorian Order (MVO). Superintendent Andy Cranidge has been awarded as a Member of the Royal Victorian Order for his work for the Coronation of HM The King in 2023. Superintendent Cranidge was the tactical …

Kings Police Medal and MBE for Thames Valley Police colleagues

In the King’s New Year Honours list one of our Chief Officers has been awarded a King’s Police Medal and a member of staff has been awarded an MBE. Deputy Chief Constable (DCC) Benjamin Snuggs has been awarded the King’s Police Medal (KPM) for Distinguished Service to policing in a career that has spanned more …