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Browsers

West Midlands Police website supports recent versions of the following browsers:

  • Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer (8.0 and above)

Browsing the site on an early versions of the above browsers may result in reduced functionality or display issues. Organizations that depend on old versions of Internet Explorer may want to consider a dual browser strategy. Read more, and install a modern browser, at Browse Happy.

Javascript and cookies must be enabled in order to use the website.

Cookies

This website (and associated sites) uses small files called cookies to help customise your experience and evaluate how you use our website.

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of information (in the form of a text file) which is sent from a website server and stored on a user's computer. Cookies are designed to hold a modest amount of data specific to a particular client and website, and can be accessed either by the web server or the client's computer.  Read a fuller explanation of cookies here (opens new browser window).

The West Midlands Police website uses unobtrusive cookies to store information on your computer. All cookies on this site are not essential however, and the site will work as expected without them. Please see below for a list of all cookies used within the website.

We also use some non-essential third party cookies to anonymously track visitors. NOTE: disabling certain cookies may disable some of the features of this website.

What cookies does our website use?

The West Midlands Police website uses various non-intrusive cookies. Note that if you don't use all the features of the website (i.e. postcode search etc. then you won't be subject to these cookies.

The only cookie set without implicit permission is the Google Analytics tracking cookie, which anonymously tracks your visit throughout the website. Usage of the website implies you are happy for us to set this non-essential third party cookie.

Accessibility

West Midlands Police recognises the importance of providing a website that is accessible to all user groups, including the disabled, the visually impaired and those with motor deficiencies and cognitive disabilities.

Our accessibility page explains the accessibility features we have implemented to help you use our website. They help to improve navigation for screen readers, keyboard navigation and text-only browsers among other things.

Browser Sessions

We may anonymously collect your website session recording. This information is used to improve the West Midlands Police website user experience.

Feedback

If you wish to leave feedback about the website itself, or ask a question, please use this following form.

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