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Posted
21 February 2020

Two men killed during a cannabis factory robbery in Dudley yesterday have been identified as our detectives make “good progress” in their murder investigation.

Ryan Byrne
Posted
21 February 2020

A Birmingham car thief has been jailed after speeding across Birmingham in an attempt to get away from officers and putting other drivers lives at risk.

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Posted
21 February 2020

We’ve arrested two people on suspicion of modern slavery offences in Handsworth, Birmingham.

Officers attended a property on Regent Road just before 3.30pm yesterday (Thursday 20 February), after a concern for safety was raised in relation to its occupants.

Nathaniel Matthews
Posted
20 February 2020

A man who fled the scene of a collision and lied about being carjacked after killing a woman has been jailed for six-and-a-half years for causing death by dangerous driving.

Cecil Stevens
Posted
20 February 2020

A Birmingham bank robber is back behind bars after security officers caught up with him when he tried to rob the same bank for a third time.

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Posted
20 February 2020

We’ve launched a double murder investigation after two men died from knife injuries in what’s believed to have been a robbery at a cannabis factory.

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Posted
19 February 2020

It has been a busy evening for #NPAS (National Police Air Service) who helped us arrest nine people overnight.

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Posted
19 February 2020

An investigation is ongoing after a video was shared online showing a man who’d allegedly been attacked in Alum Rock at 1.40pm on Monday (17 February).

Nick Clare
Posted
19 February 2020

Experiencing something so drastic made me re-evaluate how important a decent work-life balance is.

jewellery appeal
Posted
18 February 2020

We are appealing for information following a nasty robbery on Highfield Road in the Hall Green area of Birmingham at 6pm on Saturday (15 February). 

street watch celebration
Posted
18 February 2020

We’ve recently celebrated the success of our fabulous Street Watch volunteers who’ve clocked up over 17,000 hours on patrol, helping to keep our streets safer. 

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Posted
17 February 2020

Fifteen new hi-tech cameras are going up around Birmingham and Wolverhampton as we focus on making our communities safer.
Costing almost £100,000, these 4G cameras are being installed this month in areas where there are concerns about youth violence and knife crime.

Junior PCSOs
Posted
17 February 2020

Check out our latest cohort of junior PCSOs…

The 18-strong group of pupils from Woodlands Academy in #Willenhall are doing an amazing job and loving their new roles.

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Posted
17 February 2020

A hit-and-run killer who mowed down a man while racing another car has been jailed for six years after we evidenced his reckless driving. 

Darren Round whose body was found in a Birmingham canal
Posted
16 February 2020

We’ve launched a murder investigation after a post mortem examination on a body found in a Birmingham canal revealed the man had suffered significant facial injuries.

A man’s body was pulled from the water near Masshouse Lane, Kings Norton, at 8.40am yesterday (15 Feb).

WMP Keith Bennett and Ann Preston
Posted
16 February 2020

A woman has penned a heartfelt thank-you to a caring cop who came to her aid following the sudden death of her father – after a chance encounter with the same officer almost 20 years later!

A man's body was pulled from the canal in King's Norton (Stock Pic)
Posted
15 February 2020

We’re appealing for witnesses after a man’s body was found floating in a Birmingham canal this morning (15 Feb).

A member of the public spotted the body in water off Masshouse Lane, Kings Norton, at 8.40am and alerted the emergency services.

A man will appear at Leamington Justice Centre today accused of wounding
Posted
15 February 2020

We’ve charged a man with wounding after one of our officers suffered nasty facial injuries in a knuckle duster attack.

The PC was one of several on plain clothes patrols in the Hillfields area of Coventry, around Village Square, on Thursday night when he intervened in a fight.

WMP Super spotter PCSO Andy Pope
Posted
15 February 2020

An eagle-eyed officer is showing no let-up in his razor-sharp instincts after spotting a record number of crime suspects in the last year.

PCSO Andy Pope is living up to his reputation as the ’memory man’ of West Midlands Police for remembering faces of wanted men and women. 

L-R: Talbot and Irvine
Posted
14 February 2020

Two men have been jailed for a violent robbery after they attacked their victim with a coffee jar.

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Posted
14 February 2020

We're appealing for witnesses and dash cam footage after a boy suffered serious leg injuries following a collision in Coventry yesterday, (Thursday 13 February).
 

WMP crime prevention Valentine's card
Posted
14 February 2020

We’re sharing the love among students in Coventry – with a Valentine’s card urging them to protect their treasured possessions from heartless thieves.

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Posted
13 February 2020
A 52-year-old Coventry man has today (Thursday) been charged with terrorism offences.
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Posted
13 February 2020

A 19-year-old man will appear before Westminster Magistrates tomorrow (14 February) charged with a terrorism offence. 

Samuel Newey, from Solihull, was arrested last Friday (7 February) and charged today (13 February).

He is charged as follows:

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