Serious violence fell across the Thames Valley for the third year running in 2021 despite loosening of restrictions put in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, analysis by the Data and Targeting Team in the VRU has shown.
Serious violence across the Thames Valley cost the local economy over £125 million in 2021, according to research by the Thames Valley Violence Reduction Unit.
We look at the data available to help us understand who is at risk of serious violence, and how we can better identify them.
We take a look at the trends in homicide across the Thames Valley using previously unreleased data covering the last decade.
A look at how we’ve used innovative techniques to tackle persistent hotspots of violence across the force.