8 episodes

A series of conversations about local and national issues affecting policing and politics with interesting people from across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

Thames Valley Talks Matthew Barber

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A series of conversations about local and national issues affecting policing and politics with interesting people from across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.

    New legislation expected to tackle illegal encampments

    New legislation expected to tackle illegal encampments

    Discussing the new legislation expected from Home Secretary, Priti Patel.

    • 2 min
    Improving the criminal justice system

    Improving the criminal justice system

    From arrest to release and reform

    • 7 min
    Knife crime - going beyond enforcment

    Knife crime - going beyond enforcment

    Knife crime is down, but we need more than arrests to make a long term change.

    • 6 min
    County Lines exploitation - in conversation with Chief Inspector James Senior and Dr Rachel Ward

    County Lines exploitation - in conversation with Chief Inspector James Senior and Dr Rachel Ward

    Discussing the risks to children and vulnerable people from exploitation by county lines drugs gangs.

    • 30 min
    County lines - in conversation with Dr Rachel Ward and Chief Inspector Jason Kew

    County lines - in conversation with Dr Rachel Ward and Chief Inspector Jason Kew

    In conversation with GP, Dr Rachel Ward and Chief Inspector Jason Kew from Thames Valley's Violence Reduction Unit about County Lines drugs gangs and the harm caused through drugs and exploitation.

    • 32 min
    Tackling knife crime - in conversation with Ben Everitt MP

    Tackling knife crime - in conversation with Ben Everitt MP

    In conversation with Ben Everitt MP, Members of Parliament for Milton Keynes North, discussing the impact of knife crime in MK as well as police recruitment and rural crime.

    • 21 min

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