LPA management team
Management team members
The South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse Local Policing Area management team can be contacted by calling 101, the Thames Valley Police non-emergency number.
Superintendent Andy Boyd
Local Policing Area commander - South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse
In January 2013, Andy Boyd returned as LPA Commander for the South and Vale.The South and Vale LPA merged from being single LPAs in April 2012. Prior to that Andy was the LPA Commander for just the Vale from October 2008 until April 2011.
Andy, who has been with the Force for 28 years, began his career in Wantage. During his career he has been a Sergeant in the Drugs Squad and Control Room, a local Detective Inspector in Abingdon and was promoted to Superintendent in October 2011 as LPA Commander for Cherwell. However, Andy’s career has been mainly CID-led.
As LPA Commander, Andy’s responsibility is to drive forward the mechanism for challenging criminals, protecting the vulnerable and embracing the community who can help to tackle and reduce crime.
Chief Inspector Mark Harling
Deputy Local Policing Area commander - South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse