"We tracked them and saw that they had broken down a brick wall, were also smashing up paving slabs and were picking up rubble with the obvious intent to use them against the police cordons. This was the point where the helicopter came into its own!" Today's We are 40 blog tells the dramatic story of how the force first used a helicopter to police a disorder in Digbeth.
The latest weapon in the fight against inconsiderate drivers putting children’s lives at risk has been unveiled by Walsall police.
Tiny tots from Park Hall Junior Academy will be joining officers on patrol and using ‘pester-power’ to get parents on the school run to stick to the law.
Police are appealing for help to trace thousands of pounds worth of jewellery stolen by sneak-in thieves from a house in Kingstanding.
The jewellery, including a number of valuable rings, was taken from a house in Kings Road on Friday 21 March.
A thief, who was chased and caught by two members of the public when he robbed a woman in Birmingham city centre, has been jailed for eight years.
Alan Marlow targeted his victim as she walked down the street at the back of the Library of Birmingham on the afternoon of Friday 28 February.
Police are appealing for a taxi driver to come forward after a man was found lying in a Willenhall road with critical injuries in the early hours of Sunday 20 April.
Officers were called to Field Street just before 2am after the 27-year-old man was found in the road after being in a collision with a vehicle.