A new mobile application, which supports hotspot policing approaches has been presented to a national event as an example of excellent innovation.
The latest VRU Blog has been published. This week, we hear from PCSO Chris Jones, a Schools Officer who uses restorative justice techniques as he supports schools, teachers, pupils and parents to find appropriate outcomes to minor offences and issues.
Last week was International Restorative Justice Week. In response, this VRU Blog is from PCSO Chris Jones, a Schools Officer trained in the use of restorative justice techniques.
The national week of action to tackle knife crime and raise awareness of the risks and consequences of knife crime has launched today.
Over the next six months Thames Valley Police will be targeting hotspots across the force area to tackle knife crime and serious violence, with neighbourhood officers supported by additional specialist officers.
Our latest blog by Annabelle Goodenough of Crimestoppers marks our support for their latest campaign to tackle violence and the importance of community-led intelligence.
Our latest blog is guest authored by Annabelle Goodenough of Crimestoppers, as we support their latest campaign “Silence won’t stop violence”, urging people to speak out against crime and and violence.
Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit is supporting new research into the use of Out of Court Disposals (OOCDs) undertaken by the leading policing research body and think-tank, Crest Advisory.
The Director of the Thames Valley VRU has welcomed new prohibitions on deadly weapons as an amendment to the Offensive Weapons Act comes into force.
Stan Gilmour, Director of the Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit welcomes the latest results following Operation Sceptre, the national week of action to tackle knife crime.
PC Ben is the latest recruit in schools engagement.
Free seminar available exploring gender-based violence against women