Students become Specials through university partnership
Students are playing a vital role as volunteer police officers after being recruited through a new partnership with Birmingham City University.
We’ve welcomed our first group of BCU Specials onto the region’s streets after they completed their training earlier this summer.
Two men arrested as we continue to crack down on car cruising
Two men have been arrested overnight as officers continue to crack down on car cruising in Birmingham.
An unmarked traffic car on patrol spotted a group of five vehicles driving erratically and in convoy around Heartlands Parkway, with large groups of spectators lining the streets.
Robbers jailed over cash-in-transit crime spree
Two robbers who were involved in a £320,000 cash-in-transit crime spree have been jailed for more than 20 years.
We connected Giovani Garrick and Keenan Anderson to 11 cash box raids inside just three months, across mainly Handsworth and other parts of Birmingham.
Arrest as investigations into West Bromwich disorder continue
We’ve arrested a teenage boy as part of our investigations into disorder involving fireworks in West Bromwich town centre.
We're investigating whether disorder in the High Street on Tuesday (20 October) is connected to similar nuisance the day beforehand.
Dudley double murder: Second man charged after two men found shot dead in car
We’ve charged a man with conspiracy to murder two men who were found shot dead in a car in Dudley last month.
Richard Avery, aged 33 of no fixed address, is also accused of perverting the course of justice, and will appear before Birmingham Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday).
Spreading half-term happiness with outdoor cinema
We’re hoping to raise some half-term happiness by staging an open air cinema over three days in the school holidays.
The St Michaels neighbourhood police team in Coventry will be showing six family-friendly films in Hillfields Village Square between Tuesday 27 to Thursday 29 October.