Category: Police Officer

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 …

Military Veterans Featured on BFBS Radio

At the end of September we were happy to host a team from the British Forces Broadcasting Service (BFBS) who spent the day interviewing some of our military veterans at HQ South in Kidlington before heading over to Maidenhead to meet some of our officers and experiencing a ride along with one of our ICR …

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Meet… Detective Sergeant Mike Earle

Role: Detective Sergeant (DS) Michael Earle, Domestic Abuse Investigation Unit (DAIU) Age at joining: 23 (PC) Length in service: 14 years; I initially spent 3.5 years as a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO), I then became a Police Officer and worked in an investigative role, and over the last 5 years I’ve been in a …

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Meet Detective Constable Jen Chapman, Major Crime Unit

If you’re a fan of Luther, Morse, Broadchurch, Vera, Scott & Bailey, and the ever-growing list of British detective television programmes, we expect that you’ll have certain preconceptions of what working as a Detective entails. We recently had a catch up with Jen who works as a Detective in TVP’s Major Crime Unit to give …

The Wise Family – A Policing Conversation Across Generations

In a world where legacies are often associated with wealth or power, there exists a policing legacy of a different kind – a legacy of service to the community, of safeguarding and protecting those in need. This legacy is about to pass to a third generation of the Wise family, who has been protecting our …

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TVP Police Officers celebrating Ramadan 2023

Like many of our community members, some of our Thames Valley Police (TVP) colleagues have been celebrating Ramadan this month. Two of our colleagues have shared their inputs about managing Ramadan alongside their policing careers: Working through Ramadan Kareem 2023, by Police Sergeant (PS) Raja Yousaf: Of all the religious duties one performs as a Muslim, …

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Meet Chief Constable Jason Hogg

On 1 April 2023, Jason Hogg became our Chief Constable here at Thames Valley Police (TVP), following four years as Deputy Chief Constable.    Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I grew up in Hartlepool. This was a deprived area with a lot of crime. I worked hard and was fortunate enough to …

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Chief Constable John Campbell made a difference

On Friday 31 March 2023, Chief Constable John Campbell QPM served his last day after four years as Chief, having served the Thames Valley since 2010. John started his career in 1988, when he joined West Midlands Police, working his first beat on the busy streets of inner city Birmingham, was after spending time as …