VRU Core Team

The Violence Reduction Unit is made up of staff from across the Thames Valley.
To contact any of our team, please email vru@thamesvalley.police.uk

Our team

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Director @stangilmour

Data and Targeting

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DCI Lewis Prescott-Mayling

Lead
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David Sweet

Data Engineer
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Tori Olphin

Data Scientist
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Owen Miller

Data Analyst

County Drug Lines and Drug Misuse

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DCI Jason Kew

Lead
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Helen Bentley

Tactical Lead (Op Supreme)

Early Intervention and Prevention

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Chris Ward

Lead
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Rachel Taylor

Tactical Lead – Exploitation
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Tactical Lead – Child Centred Policing
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Brendan Murray

Lead for Trauma Informed practice

Communities and Partnerships

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Paul Gresty

Lead
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Kelly Reed

Communities Liaison

Criminal Justice

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Andy Boyd

Lead
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Chris Biggs

Operation Prelude

Law Enforcement

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C/Insp Chris Young

Lead
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Jade Hewitt

Operational Lead