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Inspector Simon Hills receives National Roads Policing Officer of the Year Award from Police Federation

Inspector Simon Hills of Thames Valley Police was honoured on Wednesday (11/10) as this year’s National Roads Policing Officer of the Year by the Police Federation of England and Wales.  The Federation’s article announcing Simon’s award states:   “Currently leading proactive operations and Commercial Vehicle Unit teams, Inspector Hills consistently goes the extra mile to provide exceptional roads policing services. …

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Thames Valley Police’s Dedication to Inclusivity during National Inclusion Week 2023

National Inclusion Week (NIW), celebrated this year during 25 September to 1 October 2023, is a designated time for recognising the significance of inclusivity within workplaces.   As an employer, Thames Valley Police unwaveringly upholds its dedication to its TVP people, empowering each team member to reach their full potential while protecting our Thames Valley communities.   …

Thames Valley Police wins Menopause Friendly Employer of the Year Award

Thames Valley Police has won the coveted 2023 Menopause Friendly Employer of the Year Award at this year’s prestigious awards ceremony Hosted by Henpicked: Menopause in the Workplace and powered by headline sponsors HSBC UK, first direct, M&S Bank and Peppy, the industry-recognised  Menopause Friendly Employer Awards were presented by broadcaster Louise Minchin on Thursday …

Celebration of work starting on new forensics centre for Thames Valley

Thames Valley Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner have marked the start of work on the new forensics centre with a ground-breaking ceremony. Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Barber, Deputy Chief Constable Ben Snuggs and Head of Forensic Services, Kay Hannam, dug the first bit of ground at the site of the state-of-the-art building …

A look back at Pride

On June 3rd, the city of Oxford came alive with an exuberant display of colours and festivities as it commemorated the landmark 20th anniversary of Oxford Pride. There was a wonderful atmosphere, with thousands of jubilant attendees from all walks of life gathering to take part in the event. Leading the charge was Oxford LPA …

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Thames Valley Police named as finalist in Menopause Friendly Awards 2023

Thames Valley Police (TVP) has been announced as a finalist in two categories within this year’s Menopause Friendly Awards; Most Open Workplace of the Year Award category and Menopause Friendly Employer of The Year category. TVP took a proactive approach towards establishing menopause support and in 2022 was the first police force in England and Wales to …

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First in the country to celebrate success

At Thames Valley Police (TVP) our vision is to be an excellent force trusted by all our communities. To do this, as a force we are committed to improve every day. Two of our colleagues have done just that by recently qualifying from the new College of Policing and National Police Chiefs’ Council Public Protection …

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Thames Valley Police in Top 100 Employers for Apprenticeships 2023

Thames Valley Police (TVP) is celebrating after being recognised as a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer in the Government’s annual listing for the second time in a row, ranking number 62. The Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers helps future apprentices, parents, and careers advisers to identify good apprenticeship opportunities at the country’s leading employers. First launched in …

Thames Valley Police officer humbled by Inspiration in Policing Award

Thames Valley Police Sergeant Loz East was presented with the Inspiration in Policing Award at the Police Federation of England and Wales Police Bravery awards on 13 July 2023. Sergeant East, based at Cowley police station, was honoured for taking on a huge array of physical feats to raise tens of thousands of pounds for …