Thames Valley Police responded to greater than half one million contacts from the general public in the six months from April to September, new figures have proven.
The pressure stated it made 16,239 arrests in the course of the interval, 28% of which have been associated to home violence.
The figures additionally confirmed a 22% rise in the variety of prices for rape and an 11% enhance for different sexual offences, in contrast with the identical interval in 2022.
Chief Constable Jason Hogg stated the progress was right down to “proactive work”.
The pressure, which polices Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire, stated 243 folks had been charged with sexual offences, in contrast with 218 in the identical interval the earlier 12 months.
Rape prices have been additionally up from 54 to 66.
It additionally stated 48,794 drivers have been caught dashing by officers, with an extra 38,821 caught by cameras.
This represented a 91% enhance in dashing offences from the identical interval final 12 months whereas the variety of deadly collisions had decreased “barely”.
Det Ch Insp Mike Bettington, of the Joint Roads Policing Unit, stated: “Everybody ought to be capable of use our roads in a secure and wholesome approach.
“We are going to educate the place applicable to stop re-offending and clarify the place there is a chance to encourage safer use of our roads.”
Chief Constable Hogg stated: “Within the final six months, now we have responded to greater than half one million contacts from the general public and have attended 81,143 incidents, which represents an unimaginable demand on our 8,400 officers, employees and volunteers.
“Behind every of those numbers are the victims of crime, and a precedence for the pressure over the approaching 12 months is to position them on the centre of our service and work tirelessly to enhance our service to all.”