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Oscar with a cute police puppy dog
Posted
9 August 2020

We’ve helped a police-mad youngster fulfil an ambition of being an officer for a day – one of 30 dream days on brave Oscar Jealous’s bucket list.

Chf Supt Sally Bourner
Posted
8 August 2020

A senior officer is leaving on a high note after three decades of tackling crime and protecting the public across the West Midlands.

Chief Superintendent Sally Bourner is hanging up her hat after a career which has seen her rise from beat bobby to commander of Dudley Police.

Police tape
Posted
8 August 2020

We are investigating after a man died after a car collided with a bus shelter in Dudley last night (Friday 7 August).

Officers were called to Sandyfields Road, Sedgley, at around 11.30pm after reports that a Ford Focus had struck a bus shelter.

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Posted
7 August 2020

We’ve closed down a ‘Party House’ to rent in Halesowen town centre following repeated complaints from neighbours of anti-social behaviour, criminality and suspected drug-related activity.

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Posted
7 August 2020

West Midlands Police has reopened Oldbury Custody Block today (Friday) following a brief closure of five days to perform a thorough clean, after confirmation of a small number of COVID-19 amongst custody staff earlier this week.
 

Car
Posted
7 August 2020

Officers will be using section 60 powers in parts of Birmingham from 6pm this evening (Friday 7 August) until 3am tomorrow morning (Saturday 8 August).

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Posted
7 August 2020

We’ve arrested a teenager after a Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) was struck across the head with a rock in Walsall yesterday (6 August).

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Posted
7 August 2020

We’ve arrested a teenage boy as part of our investigation into a shocking collision in which a dog walker was knocked down and her pet killed.

WMP arrests 5 over fatal shooting of Abdul Rahman Abubaker
Posted
7 August 2020

We’ve arrested five men in connection with a fatal shooting in Birmingham more than two years ago – including one suspect tracked down in Scotland and another in Sweden. 

Robert Vickers
Posted
7 August 2020

A prolific criminal has been sent back to prison after pleading guilty to a range of crimes.

Robert Vickers, aged 38, has been ordered spend another six years and nine months behind bars for carrying out three burglaries and a robbery earlier this year.

West Midlands Police recruits ‘Robo-Cops’ in latest tech revolution move
Posted
7 August 2020

We’re embracing robotics technology with the recruitment of three very special new employees – Alpha, Bravo and Charlie! 
 
The Artificial Intelligence trio beaver away in the digital background and automate previously time-consuming admin jobs.
 

Nissan Micra
Posted
6 August 2020
We’re appealing for witnesses after a pedestrian was seriously injured following a collision in #Yardley, #Birmingham last Thursday (30 July).
champions awards
Posted
6 August 2020

Two Birmingham volunteers who worked with us during the Covid-19 lockdown have been awarded by the Aston Villa Foundation for their hard work and dedication.

Police car
Posted
6 August 2020

We are investigating after a motorcyclist died when his bike came off the road at about 6.30am this morning (Thursday 6 August) on Coundon Road at the junction with Barkers Butts Lane in Coventry.

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Posted
5 August 2020

A Birmingham man has today (Wednesday 5 August) been sentenced to an indefinite hospital order after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter by reason of diminished responsibility.

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Posted
5 August 2020

A woman has been charged after a teenager was stabbed in Walsall on Tuesday.

We were called to Bridge Street, at around 4:15 following reports a 17-year-old girl was assaulted. 

custody image of Harvey
Posted
5 August 2020

A car thief who dragged a woman along a road as he fled in her vehicle has been jailed - after an officer identified him from just a description. 

Police car
Posted
5 August 2020

We are investigating after being called to reports of a serious collision in Erdington at about 9.45pm yesterday (Tuesday).

It is understood that a black Mercedes E-Class, travelling along Station Road, was in collision with a white Mercedes A-Class at the junction of High Street.

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Posted
5 August 2020

We’ve released this shocking footage as part of an urgent appeal for information.

It shows the moment a woman and her dog were hit by a car on Doe Bank Lane, Great Barr.

Robin Foster jailed for street attack
Posted
4 August 2020

A teenager who viciously beat a man as he walked home from a night out has been jailed – as we warn that anyone committing violent offences risks being locked up.

John Tucker
Posted
4 August 2020

Our officers have praised a woman for her bravery after she fought off an armed sex attacker and provided crucial evidence that’s helped us put him behind bars for more than 13 years.

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Posted
4 August 2020

We're investigating after two people reportedly sustained injuries during a fight on Ashmole Road, West Bromwich yesterday afternoon (3 August).

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Posted
4 August 2020

We've arrested a woman after a teenager was stabbed in Walsall yesterday afternoon.

The 17-year-old girl was assaulted in Bridge Street at around 4:15pm. She was taken to hospital with injuries to her neck and head which are not believed to be life threatening.

Andell Goulbourne
Posted
3 August 2020

We’ve named the man tragically killed in a hit-and-run on Washwood Heath Road, Birmingham last Thursday night (30 July).

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