Category: Police Officer

TVP Men’s Football Team: A Legacy of Excellence and Ambition 

The Thames Valley Police (TVP) men’s football team has been an important part of police and emergency service sports for more than 35 years. They compete in the Police Sport UK (PSUK) and Emergency Services Football League (ESFL), demonstrating the team’s athletic ability and the strong camaraderie within the force..  The PSUK competition, a tournament …

From dream to reality: Meet Police Officer Kiran

From an early interest to a fulfilling career, Kiran’s journey into policing has been anything but conventional. Witnessing the exemplary response of the police to a situation involving close friends sparked his interest.   From a young age, Kiran had always been intrigued by the idea of policing, despite having no connections to the profession. It …

Policing, an unexpected career: Meet Police Sergeant Michael

Joining the police service was an unexpected yet fulfilling career path for Michael. Initially, he had no intention of becoming a police officer, but over the past 13 years, his journey has evolved into a passionate and rewarding career. Here, he shared his background, experiences, and insights into life in the police service.  Current Role: …

Beyond the Badge: A Journey as an ICR Officer

Being part of a hard-working family, but far from a policing background, Police Officer Mahima found inspiration in her parents’ commitment to their business and brought this commitment with her into policing. With a degree in Criminology and Sociology, her path to policing was driven by a desire to make a genuine difference in the …

Transferee re-joiner

Returning to the Control Room

Following a brief stint with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) Police, Jonathan returned to Thames Valley Police (TVP), looking to help contribute to protecting our communities through teamwork and camaraderie, bring a different perspective on policing back with him. Current Role: Police Officer within the Police Control room, Contact Management Age at joining policing: 25 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …