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31 July 2017

West Midlands Police has conducted an initial investigation into footage circulated on social media featuring officers carrying out an arrest in Aston yesterday (Sunday 30 July).

31 July 2017

Six Wolverhampton gang members have been issued with injunctions in a crackdown on gang violence in the city.

31 July 2017

West Midlands Police is introducing spit and bite guards for 4,500 operational officers. 

Twenty-two other forces, including British Transport Police and Thames Valley Police, already safely and successfully use the guards. 

30 July 2017

A serving West Midlands Police officer is hoping to trace relatives of predecessors killed on the battlefield in World War 1 − as he prepares for a pilgrimage to honour officers who sacrificed themselves for their country.

29 July 2017

A burglar who targeted high-value cars at homes across the Midlands tried driving a stolen Mini through queuing traffic in a desperate bid to shrug off pursuing police.

28 July 2017

A man remains in a stable condition in hospital after being shot by an armed officer in Birmingham on Wednesday (26 July) night.

27 July 2017

West Midlands Police continues to co-operate with an investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) after an armed officer shot a man in Birmingham last night (Wednesday 26 July).

27 July 2017

A Birmingham man who stabbed a fellow passenger on the top deck of a bus has been sentenced to life in prison. 

27 July 2017

A bully who tormented members of a Birmingham community with a series of knifepoint robberies – including five raids on the same shop – has been jailed for 12 years after West Midlands Police trapped him from saliva found on a beer can.

27 July 2017

West Midlands Police has taken the first step towards a new interactive website that’s set to revolutionise the way members of the public contact the force – and give people the chance to report some crimes online.