Vulnerability

Managing demand on services through working together

Nationally, policing reform is underway to improve the management of risk and increase focus on prevention and vulnerability. Managing the more vulnerable members of our community in an effective way will allow the police and other organisations working together, to provide a better quality service, reduce problems that arise repeatedly and help reduce demand on services.

There are three overlapping areas I want to highlight in particular within the vast area of ‘vulnerability’:

• Mental health

• Adults at risk

• Service quality

News

New Broadmoor Hosptial due to receive first patients before end of the year

At the end of April, the West London NHS Trust took possession of the new Broadmoor Hospital from Kier PLC and have now begun the crucial work of commissioning the site and training the staff on all of its new features.  Last Friday, the local MP, Dr Phillip Lee, together with two senior represen

Police & Crime Bulletin for March 2019

PCC awards £800,000 funding to tackle youth violence and knife crime

The Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has awarded £800,000 to 14 organisations across the Thames Valley to deliver projects to tackle youth violence, knife crime and exploitation.

How Thames Valley Police are fighting knife crime

The challenge of tackling knife crime requires strong leadership and clear vision rather than knee jerk reactions. In Thames Valley we have not been immune from the increase in violent crime, including knife crime that has been seen across the country.

Police & Crime Bulletin for September 2018

Over £350,000 funding to reduce reoffending and protect young people from gangs

This week I have announced over £350,000 funding for seven organisations delivering projects to support key strategic aims within the Police and Crime Plan.