Nominations open for Community Policing Awards 2020

Nominations have opened for Thames Valley Police's Community Police Awards.
Do you know an officer worthy of a nomination?Do you know an officer worthy of a nomination?
Do you know an officer worthy of a nomination?

Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond in their role with the police?

Someone who you believe should be recognised for their hard work and efforts over the last year?

Could you provide an example of how they have exceeded what is expected of them?

The CPAs are a chance for people to nominate officers, staff and volunteers who have made a real difference to their community while working for TVP

The Awards take place each year at a ceremony held at Eynsham Hall near Witney in Oxfordshire in May. They are now in their nineteenth year.

Nominations for the nine award categories are open until Monday 24 February. To nominate someone for an award please visit our website to fill out a short form explaining your reasons.

Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Magda Molenda, Winner of Overall and Oxfordshire PCSO 2019, said on receiving the award, “The recognition that I have received through this award has shown me that that the work I do makes a difference to the public and knowing that I have helped people is the most important thing of all.

"I am very proud to work for Thames Valley Police but I could not achieve all of this without the support of the great team of officers and staff that I work with."

The nine categories are:

1. Community Police Officer 2020

Do you know a neighbourhood police officer who has made a difference to your community?

2. Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) 2020

Can you think of a PCSO who has made an outstanding contribution to your community?

3. Special Constable 2020

Do you know a Special Constable who has gone above and beyond to serve your community?

4. Diversity Champion 2020

Do you know someone who has helped to improve diversity in your community?

5. Cadet 2020

Do you know a cadet who supports fellow cadets, shows initiative, supports community events, is committed to and is an advocate for the police force?

6. Volunteer 2020

Do you know a volunteer who actively supports the police and volunteers to work within a team in Thames Valley Police?

7. Community Volunteer 2020

Do you know a volunteer who assists with community concerns and enforcing the law?

8. Problem Solving Award 2020

Do you know an individual or team who have worked collectively to problem solve a community issue connected to crime reduction, anti-social behaviour and/or vulnerability which has made a real difference to a community? This can include partners, third sector and community members, as well as police staff and police officers across all departments.

9. Response Officer 2020

Response officers work 24/7 responding to emergency calls and dealing with incidents as they happen. Do you know a response officer who has gone above and beyond in their role?