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Our Policies and Procedures

Here you can find all relevant policies, procedures and guidance for the Police and Crime Commissioner and his Office.

Anti Fraud, Bribery and Corruption Policy (including Whistle Blowing)

This is a joint policy for the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner and Thames Valley Police. It includes a policy in relation to handling qualifying disclosures.

Annual Treasury Management

Asset Management Plan

The Plan explains the strategic direction of both the property assets and management of those assets in order to support the delivery of the force strategic objectives.

Capital Policy Statement

This statement sets out the PCC's approach to identifying and planning what service assets he needs to invest in, what level of investment he can afford, and how that investment will be funded in order to meet local and strategic policing priorities in the Thames Valley.


Capital Strategy

The Capital Strategy is a key document for the Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and Thames Valley Police and forms part of the authority's integrated revenue, capital and balance sheet planning.  It provides a high level overview of how capital expenditure, capital financing and treasury management activity contribute to the delivery of desired outcomes.

Code of Conduct

A Code of Conduct for the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Commissioning Strategy

This document sets out the commissioning strategy of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley.

Complaints Policy

This document provides all the details you will need to make a formal complaint against the Police and Crime Commissioner or a member of staff.


Contract Management Strategy

This document outlines our key principles for contract management and the process we follow. It also contains information on performance reporting and our governance arrangements.

Data Protection Policy

This document outlines how the OPCC are compliant with GDPR and the Data Protection Act 2018, as well as providing the procedure for dealing with breaches.


Decision Making Policy

This Policy sets out the decision-making process for the Police and Crime Commissioner. You can also visit our Decision Making section to see details of all the decisions made by the PCC.

Financial Strategy

The Financial Strategy sets out how Thames Valley Police (the PCC and the Force) will structure and manage its finances to support the delivery of the aims and objectives of the service, as set out in the Police and Crime Plan, and to ensure sound financial management and good stewardship of public money.


Gifts and Hospitality Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide the PCC and all staff with guidance regarding how gifts and hospitality may be given or received and in what circumstances such gifts and hospitality should be declined.

Guidance on Compliance- The Role, Remit and Conduct of the PCC

The OPCC for Thames Valley have produced guidance to ensure clarity and transparency when the PCC is acting in his respective roles as the PCC for Thames Valley and the APCC's Lead Portfolio Holder for Fraud and Cyber Crime.

Information Sharing Agreement

This Information Sharing Agreement (ISA) has been developed between the Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley.


Investment Strategy

Joint Corporate Governance Framework

The Corporate Governance Framework is a joint framework for the Police and Crime Commissioner and the Chief Constable and includes the:

  • Statement of Corporate Governance

  • Code of Corporate Governance

  • Scheme of Corporate Governance

  • Financial Regulations


Chief Constable Financial Instructions (CCFI)


Modern Slavery Statement

This Statement sets out Thames Valley Police's (TVP) and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Thames Valley (OPCC) actions to understand all potential modern slavery risks related to its business and provision of services, and to put in place steps that are aimed at ensuring that there is no slavery or human trafficking present in its own business and supply chain.

Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice explains how we use your personal information and the ways in which we protect your privacy.

Publication Scheme

The Publication Scheme outlines what information should be recorded by the Police and Crime Commissioner and made available to the public. Including information on the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and the Elected Local Policing Bodies (Specified Information) Order 2011.

Records Management and Disposal Policy

The purpose of this policy is to prevent the premature destruction of records, provide consistency of preservation/destruction and improve record management.

Reserves Strategy

This report provides information on the level of reserves, balances and provisions currently held and explains how some of these will be applied over the next four years to help support the revenue budget and capital programme.

Travel and Subsistence Policy for the PCC for Thames Valley 

A policy detailing what travel and subsistence claims can be made by the Police and Crime Commissioner.


Thames Valley Police Proposed Fees and Charges

There are a limited range of activities where it is appropriate for the Force to make charges to individuals or organisations to recover costs of policing services provided. To ensure consistency across the service these charges are set in accordance with National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) and the Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC) guidelines for charging for police services. This report sets out the Fees and Chargeable rates applicable for 2022/23.   


HR Policies

Attendance Management

Health and Safety Management

Change Management

Recruitment Policy

Removal Scheme - Police Officers and Staff

Shared Parental Leave Policy