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PCSO

Meet PCSO Fiona Holt

Role: Police Community Support Officer Age: 53 Length of service: 7 years – and I’ve never looked back! What was your previous career? After leaving school I worked in retail for a long time before training to work in childcare. After some hard life changes I felt like I needed to re-evaluate my life and …

Police Officer

90 Seconds with Superintendent Gavin Wong

Role: Police Officer – Superintendent / LPA Commander Slough Age at joining: 27 Length of service: 26 years and I love it as much now as I did on my first day What inspired you to join the police? A degree in Business initially led me into a career in Sales & Marketing with Rank …

Police Officer - Detective

90 Seconds with DC Jacqui Redgard

Role: Detective Constable within TVP’s Major Crime Review Team Age at joining: 25 Length of service: 28½ years What inspired you to join the police? It sounds clichéd but the TV show The Professionals in the ’80s – the role of detective looked action packed and exciting. Did you have any work experience prior to …

Police Officer

90 Seconds with PC Yasser Zubair

Role: Police Constable Age at joining: 21 Length of service: 19 years, 15 ½ with Greater Manchester Police and the last 3 ½ with TVP What inspired you to join the police? A family tragedy gave me exposure to the police at an early age; seeing first-hand how they interacted with my relatives, witnessing the …

PCSOs

90 seconds with PCSO Richard Conner

Role: Police Community Support Officer Age: 67 Length of service: 29 years in total (seven years as a PCSO, 22 years as a PC) What was your previous career? I was a Publican for 20 years before joining the police – my experience dealing with the public has proved invaluable in my policing career. What …

Apprenticeships

Apprenticeship Week – Ryan’s story

From 3-7 February 2020, TVP will be participating in National Apprenticeship Week. Across our social channels, we will be sharing information about current and upcoming apprenticeship programmes as well as highlighting some of the fantastic work of our current apprentices. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Look beyond’ – showcasing how apprenticeships have moved …

Contact Management

Komal – My first year as a Contact Management Centre Officer

Having spent four years working in retail whilst also studying at University, Komal was looking for an opportunity to take on a new challenge outside of her comfort zone. 12 months on from starting out in TVP’s Control Room, Komal shares her valuable insight and talks us through the moment she answered her first 999 …

Police Officer

PC Lucy McDonnell – a career motivated by my upbringing

Every police officer has their own personal reasons for wanting to take on the role. For some, it’s giving back to the community; for others it might be the challenge of the unknown. But for PC Lucy McDonnell, it was her experience growing up that was the biggest motivation and indeed what has shaped her …

Aylesbury PCSOs prove it’s never too late to consider policing

Aylesbury PCSOs prove it’s never too late to consider policing

Sue, Rose and Denise (L-R) are now in their 13th year as Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) in Aylesbury, having all joined the team in 2007. Sue was 52 upon taking up the role and had worked for TVP in a number of administrative and staff investigator roles since 1999. On her role as a PCSO, …