Local 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.

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.

Police & Crime Bulletin July 2020

Three men convicted of the manslaughter of PC Andrew Harper

Today three men, Henry Long, aged 19, Albert Bowers and Jessie Cole, both aged 18, have been convicted of the manslaughter of PC Andrew Harper.