Author: Cristina Bratu

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 …

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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 …

Detective Nigel Doyle talks about re-joining policing with TVP

After a career in policing, then cybersecurity, Nigel Doyle re-joined the police service as a Detective Constable (DC) in TVP’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit. Ever since, Nigel says he has found a new passion for policing in our force. Nigel, why did you decide to re-join the police service with TVP? I resigned from the …

Meet Detective Nic Jury

Six years ago, the teamwork showcased by police officers carrying out their work inspired Nic Jury to join the police service. Now, as a Detective Constable at Thames Valley Police, we spoke with Nic about her career in policing, and how she is feeling supported by the force as a constable with ADHD.   Current Role: …

Meet Detective Ben Beasley

From Armed Response Vehicles to being a Detective, our colleague Acting Detective Inspector Ben Beasley wanted a career that would challenge him and allow him to bring justice and protect our communities. We have recently spoken to him about his career with us at TVP.   Current Role: Acting Detective Inspector (DI), Reading Priority Crime  …

Meet Detective Laura Corscadden, Investigator of the Year 2023

Our colleague Acting Detective Chief Inspector Laura Corscadden was recently awarded the National Investigator of the Year for exceptional policing by the Police Federation of England and Wales. With over 16 years of service, we were excited to speak to Laura about her career in policing, and what in her view, makes a great Detective.   …

Aisha’s Journey in Policing: Celebrating Black History Month

Every October, as part of Black History Month (BHM), we celebrate the stories and experiences of Black individuals who have made their mark on history. With this year’s BHM theme being “Celebrating our Sisters”, we recently spoke with our colleague, Aisha Saliki, about her own journey as a Black woman working in policing, and the …

Detective Laura Corscadden honoured as National Investigator of the Year for exceptional policing by Police Federation

Acting Detective Chief Inspector Laura Corscadden was awarded on Wednesday (11/10) the National Investigator of the Year for exceptional policing by the Police Federation of England and Wales.   The Federation’s article announcing Laura’s award states:   “Laura Corscadden stands as the well-deserved recipient of this year’s National Investigator of the Year Award, recognised for her exceptional detective …