Freedom of Information requests

Under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 2000, you can gain access to information about Thames Valley Police. There are certain exemptions that apply.

How to make a request

Before making a Freedom of Information request, please view the types of information available on this website.

If the information that you are looking for is not available on this website, please write to:

Public Access Office
Thames Valley Police Headquarters
Oxford Road
Kidlington
Oxfordshire
OX5 2NX.

Email the Public Access Office - This inbox is checked daily, and is for Freedom of Information requests only.
Telephone: 01865 846329.
Fax: 01865 846424.

Please include the following details:

  • Your name and address.
  • The information or documents that you would like.
  • The way that you would like the information to be sent to you (hard copy or via email).

Depending on your request, there may be a charge for the information.

How long will it take?

We aim to provide information listed in the publication scheme within 20 working days.

The manual below has been created to give you a better understanding of your rights under the Freedom of Information Act, how best to apply for information and an explanation of the exemptions that Thames Valley Police may use in certain cases.