News Archive for December 2019
Two men have been arrested following three shootings in Coventry over the weekend.
They were arrested during the early hours of this morning (Sunday 29 December) on Corporation Street in the city centre.
West Midlands Police has shut down 100 vehicle ‘chop shops’ in the region as part of a campaign targeting car thieves.
Police are investigating after the body of a man was found inside a caravan in Birmingham yesterday morning (Wednesday 25 December).
A kind-hearted Sandwell schoolgirl has focused her time this Christmas on designing a bird box in memory of a West Midlands Police officer who sadly passed away.
In the latest instalment of Heroes for Heroes Chief Constable Dave Thompson and Deputy Chief Constable Louisa Rolfe have been handing out Cadbury’s chocolates to our unsung heroes.
The deserving recipients were nominated because people felt they had gone above and beyond.
In the last of our Christmas #HumansofWMP we share Tanya Arroba's story. She is a force chaplain for the airport policing team based at Birmingham airport.
A knifeman who stabbed a teenager following a domestic disagreement has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after West Midlands Police were able to prove he was responsible for the attack.
A bride-to-be has been reunited with her engagement ring after it was taken as she was travelling through Birmingham Airport earlier this month.
Lydia and her fiancé Ryan were going on holiday with friends to celebrate their recent engagement but ended up missing their trip.
Cadets across the West Midlands have been enjoying their last sessions together before the winter break - but one unit used their final meeting to spread a whole lot of Christmas magic.
Two Birmingham mums have been given the best gift any mother could ask for - their sons drug free and sober for Christmas.
In our latest Christmas #HumansofWMP series we are sharing stories from our colleagues who are working their first or last Christmas. Today, we are sharing the story of DS Andy Houston who is retiring from West Midlands Police as a murder detective.
You can now sign up to an award-winning counter terrorism training course which has been made available to members of the public for the first time.
A violent and controlling boyfriend who repeatedly attacked his long-term partner, has been jailed after she and witnesses bravely reported his shocking behaviour.
Christmas is a time for giving and goodwill and this year one of our officers has championed these values in order to bring a smile to the faces of those in need.
A second group of Sandwell students have decided to proactively help to stop youth knife crime by designing and installing a knife box at their school.
UPDATE Friday 20 Dec: Burke has been remanded to appear at Liverpool Crown Court on 17 January 2020.
A 32-year-old man will appear before Westminster Magistrates today (Friday 20 December) charged with terrorism offences.
Detectives investigating a disorder at the Bullring yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 18 December) have released an image of a person they wish to speak to.
Officers were called just after 3.30pm to reports of two people being injured near the rear entrance of Selfridges.
UPDATE Friday 20 Dec: Youssufi has been remanded to appear at Liverpool Crown Court on 17 January 2020.
A 25-year-old man has been charged with terrorism offences and will appear before Westminster Magistrates tomorrow (Friday 20 December).