News

Violence Reduction Units in focus

In 2019 the Home Office announced that 18 Police and Crime Commissioners in areas worst affected by violent crime would share £35 million to establish Violence Reduction Units (VRUs), with a further £35 million provided for 2020/21.

Launching Thames Valley Talks

This month I have launched my own podcasts series. Conversations with interesting people about local and national issues affecting policing and politics across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

Balancing harms

In a world of competing demands we must have some way of prioritising. This is true in our own lives, our personal finances and in public policy. We expect our doctors to prioritise those most in need of care, and so similarly we all expect the police to prioritise as well.

Thames Valley Police smash target for recruiting of new officers

Figures released today show that Thames Valley Police have already exceeded their recruitment targets for this year.

As part of the Government's drive to deliver 20,000 additional police officers, Thames Valley has recruiting and deploying additional officers across Thames Valley.