Category: News

TVP and Portsmouth Partnership- Chief Constable Jason Hogg

Supporting students with a Professional Policing Degree to join policing

Thames Valley Police (TVP) is excited to announce a new partnership with the University of Portsmouth, aimed at students pursuing a Professional Policing Degree (PPD).    This collaboration is about preparing students for a future in policing, specifically with TVP, and by teaming up with the university, we are giving students a close-up look at what …

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 …

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 …

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 National Dyslexia Association

Police National Dyslexia Association launched

The Police National Dyslexia Association (affectionately known as PaNDA) is a small group of Police Officers and staff who want to help Dyslexic colleagues to function at their best potential, develop their Dyslexia thinking skills, and effectively support those who protect our communities. The association has been growing since 2021 with a core group from …

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, …

police staff

Celebrating our Police Staff at Thames Valley Police

This week sees forces across England and Wales come together to honour the contribution made by police staff for the NPCC’s National Week of Recognition and Celebration of Police Staff.  Launched by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), with support from the College of Policing, the first ever Police Staff Week of Celebration and Recognition …

behavioural science

Innovative policing: TVP develops in-house Behavioural Science Unit

In October 2022, Thames Valley Police proudly set a precedent as the first police force in the UK to launch its own Behavioural Science Unit (BSciU), marking a significant step toward enhancing our understanding of human behaviour and making a positive impact within policing. Led by experts Clare Bricknell and Niki Ward, the BSciU focuses …

apprenticeship

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week with TVP

Thames Valley Police (TVP) proudly employs over 400 apprentices across various roles, including frontline positions such as Police Constables, Police Community Support Officers (PCSO), and our crucial 999/101 Emergency Service Call Handlers. In 2023, Thames Valley Police was recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer for the second consecutive time, ranking number 62 on the …