Thames Valley Police
Her Majesty’s Inspector for this force is Zoë Billingham. Contact her via the Eastern regional office.
Read about the force area…
- The force serves the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.
- Its population of 2.1 million is widely diverse in terms of ethnic and economic background.
- There are rural areas, and some of the UK’s most affluent communities.
- However, the force faces the problems associated with densely-populated urban areas in some of its towns.
- Some six million people visit the Thames Valley area each year. Oxford is an international attraction.
- There are 196 miles of motorway – more than in any other British police force area – which form a key part of the transport system of South East England.
- The force has royal protection duties at Windsor and polices major events such as Royal Ascot, as well as Reading football club.
Recent reports on this force
- Revisiting police relationships – progress report
- Preparing for police and crime commissioners
- Policing in austerity – One year on
- Anti-social behaviour inspection – 2012
Up-to-date crime, anti-social behaviour, cost and workforce data for this force can be found in our interactive Crime and Policing Comparator – see how Thames Valley is performing, and how it compares with the rest of England and Wales.
The 2011 value for money profiles provide benchmarking information on:
- What Thames Valley is spending its budgets on;
- Staffing levels by grade and function; and
- Outputs and outcomes in a comparable format.
These profiles are based on data provided by the police.