Thames Valley Police and Crime Panel - Friday, 24 March 2023 10.30 am

Venue: Paralympic Meeting Room, Buckinghamshire Council Offices, Gatehouse Road, Aylesbury, Bucks HP19 8FF

Contact: Khalid Ahmed, Thames Valley Police & Crime Panel Scrutiny Officer  Tel: 07990 368048; Email:


No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 604 KB

To agree the Minutes of the meeting held on 27 January 2023 as a correct record.


Public Question Time

Anyone who works or lives in the Thames Valley can ask a question at meetings of the Police and Crime Panel, at which a 20 minute session will be designated for hearing from the public.


If you’d like to participate, please read the Public Question Time Scheme and submit your questions by email to eat least three working days in advance of the meeting.


Community Policing Strategy - Crimefighters Strategy and Community Policing pdf icon PDF 228 KB


The PCC provides two parts to this report:


·       Outlining the Crimefighters Strategy being implemented in order to build confidence in policing and develop stronger local policing.


·       Providing a summary of the activity that has been ongoing under the Neighbourhood Policing and Citizens in Policing portfolios in Thames Valley Police with a forward look at how Community Policing will be delivered in the future.


Cyber and Digital Investigation & Intelligence pdf icon PDF 222 KB


The report of the PCC provides detail of a service plan which has been created to define and focus the priorities and strategies for Thames Valley Police and the Regional Cyber Crime Units (CCU). This plan seeks to align service delivery based on the key strands of the Government’s National Cyber Strategy 2022 and the force priorities for Thames Valley Police as detailed within the Thames Valley Police Strategic Plan 2019/2020.


RESTART Thames Valley pdf icon PDF 203 KB


The PCC provides an update on the work of RESTART Thames Valley, a year-long pilot programme that started in May 2022 and which focuses on supporting people leaving prison, including women and those on short-term sentences. This update is very much a working brief that encompasses an overview of the current key issues and challenges of this programme.


Multi Agency Safeguarding Hubs- Role of TVP pdf icon PDF 502 KB


This document provides a high-level overview of the initial implementation of Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hubs (MASH), the current landscape, emerging risks and opportunities for the future.



Chairman/PCC Updates/Topical issues pdf icon PDF 423 KB


To be provided with updates, if required from the Chairman of the Panel and the PCC.


To consider the Topical Issues Report. 


A Member of the Panel has requested that an update be provided from the Monitoring Officer of the Host Authority to the Panel on the failure of the Panel to hold two Confirmation Hearings for the PCC’s Chief of Staff and Chief Finance Officer.


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 477 KB


For Panel Members to put forward items for the Work Programme including ideas for themed meetings.