HAVE you been impressed with the service given to your community by a member of your neighbourhood policing team?
Bucks residents are being asked to nominate community police officers, Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), volunteers, and Special Constables who have had a positive impact on the their local community.
The Community Officer of the Year Awards recognises staff who have made the greatest contribution to addressing the concerns of local residents over the past year.
Assistant Chief Constable Richard Bennett said: "The Community Policing Awards is an opportunity to pay tribute to the important grassroots work that neighbourhood policing teams carry out in their communities.
"Neighbourhood policing is the bedrock of the service that we provide in protecting communities and preventing and detecting crime and being involved in deciding who receives the awards is an aspect of my job that I particularly enjoy and value.
"Previous nominations show a range of innovative and effective initiatives carried out by neighbourhood teams to address the concerns of residents, and it is clear that these are greatly appreciated by the people we serve."
The awards will be taking place in July and nominations will be open until May 15.
The categories you can vote for are: community police officer, PCSO, volunteer and Special Constable.
Members of the public and partner organisations who would like to nominate someone for an award can do so by submitting a nomination form on the Thames Valley Police website at www.thamesvalley.police.uk/communityawards or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Hard copies of the form are also available from your local police station.