Tag: Valuing Difference

Officers from around the country attending the national He For She event

Working Together – UK Policing #HeForShe Event

Police forces across the UK came together in South Wales on Wednesday 1 May 2024 for the national #HeForShe event. Thames Valley Police, HeForShe was represented by PC Liam Busby and Simon Hockley. Focused on ‘Working Together’, the event explored how policing can work together towards gender equality. Speakers highlighted progress and shared good practice …

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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 …

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Building Bridges and Making a Difference in the Community

Our colleague Neelam is a Community and Diversity Officer (CADO) for Milton Keynes. Her dedication to fostering strong relationships within the communities of Milton Keynes has recently been recognised with a Community Impact Award at the Thames Valley Criminal Justice Awards. But what exactly does a CADO do, and how does Neelam’s passion translate into …

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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, …

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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.   …

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Meet Asad – Special Constable in Milton Keynes

Asad has been a Special Constable in Milton Keynes for 2 years; he does this important volunteering role alongside his college studies in Public Services. We spoke to Asad about the role of a special and how he manages his commitments around his academic workload. How do you juggle your academic commitments and those of …

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Introducing our Staff Support Networks – SAME (Support Association for Minority Ethnic Staff)

Thames Valley Police has a number of very active staff support networks; including faith-based groups, the Thames Valley Women’s Network and a recently launched Men’s Forum. These important peer-support groups act as a critical friend to the organisation; championing improvements to policies and practice that improve the working lives of those within the force and …

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PCSO Brandan Charles makes a difference… could you?

Hello, I am PCSO Brandan Charles and I work in Reading. Let me tell you how my passion for policing started… I never really had much interest in joining the police growing up, it wasn’t until I joined a security job about 4 years ago that the idea started to grow on me. I had …