7 December is the Day of Hope 2021, marking what would have been Damilola Taylor’s birthday. It is an opportunity to celebrate young people, their potential and all they offer our communities. Get involved in promoting the Day of Hope 2021.

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.

The Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit, together with the Reading children services organisation Brighter Futures for Children, contributed to a training session for officers from Thames Valley Police to help raise awareness of the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences on young people.