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Please use the information below to identify which department you would like to contact. Please note email should not be used to report crime.
To enquire about a fixed penalty notice, street fine, or speeding ticket please email: email@example.com.
If you are involved in a road traffic collision, no matter how minor, you must:
To anybody who may need it, you must also:
If you cannot provide any of the above information or there is nobody able to request the information, you must report the collision in person to your local police public contact office where they can log the report and guide you with what happens next. To find your nearest office click here.
If you are following up a road traffic collision that you have previously reported to us, or if you are from an insurance company, please email: TPO_enquiry@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk.
If you are looking to express your ‘Right of Subject Access’ under the Data Protection Act to find out what data is held about you on West Midlands Police systems please click here for further information.
If you are looking to get a copy of your criminal record background check for travel purposes or a Visa application, please click here.
The Civil Disclosure Unit deals with requests from solicitors, insurance companies, local authorities, CAFCASS and other interested parties for use in civil proceedings. Please note that where information is requested a fee is usually charged. It also deals with requests where the force has a statutory responsibility - such as requests made by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Authority (CICA), Government departments or Local Authorities (in child care and vulnerable adult matters – although all email requests regarding child care should be emailed to IS_CIU_General@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk.
Regulators with powers to request disclosure on employees such as the General Medical Council (GMC), General Dental Council (GDC), Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Security Industry Authority (SIA) and the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) etc. should email IS_NOJOBS@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk.
For advice on completing applications for Disclosure and Barring (DBS) Certificates, please click here.
If you are looking to contact the officers in your local neighbourhood team you can find their details using by entering your postcode on this page here.
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If you have any issues that are not covered by the departments listed above please use our general email address Contactusnew_WMP@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk.
To call from outside the UK dial +44 121 626 5000
Note: Callers using the number will incur a flat rate charge of 15p no matter how long the call lasts and whether their call is made from a landline or mobile.
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General fax enquiries: 0121 626 5642
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Please note Oldbury Custody Suite and Holford Drive Custody Suite are custody facility only and not a police station.
Crimestoppers is an independent charity. They will not want your name, just your information. Your call will not be traced or recorded and you do not have to go to court to give a statement. If you have any information relating to any crime call anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through crimestoppers-uk.org
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