State-of-the-art technology has helped police capture exclusive footage of riot training in action, offering a fascinating insight into the dangers faced by public order officers at West Midlands Police.
During a recent exercise at the force’s training ground in Shropshire a camera was attached to the chest of Sergeant Russell Webb as he led a team through a full-scale disorder scenario.
West Midlands Police has renewed calls to the public to help them identify would-be terrorists planning to travel to Syria and Iraq.
The appeal comes after one of Britain’s most senior counter terrorism officers, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, revealed there had been a rise in the number of Syria-related investigations in London and the West Midlands.
Police are concerned for the welfare of a Walsall man missing for almost a week.
Jason Whitehouse, 43 from Willenhall, was last seen on 21 August and a short time later he walked out of Walsall Manor hospital whilst he was receiving treatment.