Tag: Volunteer

cadet

Creating opportunities as a Cadet Leader

PC Skye Feasey has been making a difference in her local community through her role as a cadet leader. Since joining TVP three years ago she has been instrumental in shaping the experiences of young police cadets. From teaching them about police procedures to fostering their confidence. In this Q&A, we delve into her journey, …

Community Speedwatch

Volunteers making our roads safer

Organised by the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner, in partnership with Community Speedwatch UK, speedwatch groups in the Thames Valley are provided with a starter kit on a loan basis, including a speed detection device, to help volunteers assist in the battle against speeding motorists. Community teams will undergo a number of training …

Chaplain TVP volunteers

A word for volunteers

As someone who has done heaps of volunteering over the years; in social services, in church, my daughters’ schools, police, children’s charity, carer for my parents, sports – we all do it and probably don’t realise the hours we put in, but our society wouldn’t function without VOLUNTEERS!I now manage our team of volunteer chaplains …

Special Constable

Balancing a busy life with volunteering

  Balancing being a parent, working full-time for Thames Valley Police, and volunteering as a Special Constable might seem like a huge challenge, but it’s one that Ani, with the help of the TVP’s Employer Supported Policing policy, meets head on.   What do you do in your day job? I’m a Resilience Support Officer …

Stepping out of the Corporate Comfort Zone with Shamilah Mehta

From being influenced by Penny Lancaster, to impressing her nieces and nephews with her police uniform, Shamilah Mehta was looking for an avenue to push herself – she found it by volunteering as a Special Constable.   Shamilah, why did you want to become a Special? I felt I knew there was more inside me. …

Elland Rogers – bringing valuable skills to the Special Constabulary

It’s been nearly three years since Elland Rogers first began volunteering as a Special Constable with Thames Valley Police – in that time, she has played an important role in guarding royal events, and been involved with a wide variety of jobs that have helped to protect our community. The Special Constabulary, and the people …

Aviation to Attestation – Meet Special Constable, Idnan Jaffri

Whilst flying private jets gives a particular thrill, for 28-year-old Idnan, volunteering as a Special Constable (Volunteer Police Officer) offers a level of personal interaction that is unmatched. Having recently completed his training to become a Special with Thames Valley Police, he has already started making a difference in our community.     Idnan, how did …

From Special Constable to Detective Constable – Meet Johanna Grant

Johanna Grant joined Thames Valley Police as a Special Constable in March 2022, and through her experiences, has discovered a new, more adaptable side to herself. During her time in the Special Constabulary, she has also taken on the role of a Civilian Investigator and is getting ready for a new challenge as a Detective …

Meet Special Constable, Paul Sturrock

From hearing church bells in Sonning-on-Thames, where he has been managing an estate for 15 years and raising his 4 children, to sitting in a police station hearing the daily briefing with colleagues before starting his shift, we recently spoke to our colleague Paul about his volunteering career as a Special Constable.   Paul, why …