Thames Valley Police is delighted to announce the winners of the Community Policing Awards 2017.
Oxfordshire and Overall Community Police Officer 2017:PC Robert Maris
PC Robert Maris based a Faringdon police station.
Robert said on receiving this award “I am extremely flattered to accept the award on behalf of the Faringdon Neighbourhood Team. The entire team work their socks off for the Faringdon community supporting vulnerable people, preventing and detecting crime.”
Berkshire Community Police Officer 2017: PC Jason Murphy
PC Jason Murphy is based at Pangbourne police station.
Jason said on receiving this award “I am delighted to receive the award and very humbled to be nominated by those that feel I am making a difference.”
Berkshire Community Police Officer 2017: PC Lucy Brydon
PC Lucy Brydon is based at Milton Keynes police station.
Lucy said on winning this award "It's great to have the recognition that you're doing a good job and it's particularly special that the nomination came from the victim themselves. I feel very passionate about helping people and trying to make a difference for them. To receive a nomination and recognition for my work is a surprise but something I am grateful for"
Berkshire and Overall Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) 2017: Alex McIntyre
Alex McIntyre is based at Newbury police station.
Alex said on winning this award “After receiving the letter, I wasn’t sure if it was a joke or not and needed to read it a few times, it’s not something you expect for just doing your job. It is a great feeling knowing that somebody has taken the time to nominate me for this award, for which I feel proud and humbled to receive.”
Oxfordshire Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) 2017: Agnieszka Gett
Agnieszka Gett is based at St Aldates police station.
Agnieszka said on receiving this award “I didn’t expect to be nominated as PCSO of Oxfordshire, and I’m thrilled to accept the award. The fact that the community that I work in feels that I’m doing something that makes them feel safer and appreciate what I do is an honour. I’m truly thankful to my team, PC Dugmore, my family and my partner, Joe.”
Buckinghamshire Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) 2017: Nick Adkins
Nick Adkins is based at High Wycombe police station.
On receiving this award Nick said “I am humbled to receive the award and am grateful to those who voted for me. I work closely with my police colleagues and partner agencies to support members of the High Wycombe community and this award is a tribute to our teamwork.”
Special Constable 2017: Kerry Aylmer
Kerry Almer is based in Reading.
On receiving his award Kerry said; “I am delighted, honoured and humbled to receive this award. The opportunity to join the DV team over a year ago was quite a daunting challenge however the help and support I received ensuring I settled in quickly was immense. Thank you to those who nominated me and supported my nomination and, of course, thank you to my family and friends for always supporting me."
Volunteer 2017: Gordon Bird
Gordon Bird is based at Reading police station.
On receiving this award Mr Bird said “I was taken aback and could not quite believe the honour. I thoroughly enjoy my work with TVP and suffice to say I was 'gob- smacked'.”
Diversity Champion 2017: Jim Davies
Jim Davies was formally based at Banbury police station.
On receiving this award Jim said "I am genuinely thrilled to have won this award, it came as a complete surprise. I had no idea I had actually been entered, so when the letter came through the door, it was a real shock."
Lifetime Achievements Staff 2017: Margaret McLaughlin
Margaret McLaughlin formally based at High Wycombe police station.
On winning Lifetime staff achievement Margaret said “I was surprised and amazed when I received the letter saying I have been chosen to receive the staff lifetime award. As a station Duty Officer I will be delighted to receive this award, as I believe it is made possible because I was part of a great team at High Wycombe.”
Lifetime Achievements Officer 2017: Jackie Murdock
Jackie Murdock is based at HQ North.
One former colleague described Jackie as “Dedicated, hard-working, honest, caring, and methodical – are all words that are often used when describing a colleague - Jackie epitomises all of these.”