More than 40 people have been arrested in just six weeks as part of an operation launched by Coventry Police to tackle violence in the city centre.
It’s Chinese New Year and Matt Skelding talks about his heritage, what new year means to him and why he chose to work for West Midlands Police.
A student officer has been praised for her bravery in downing a 6ft 4ins burglar with a rugby tackle as he tried fleeing a pensioner’s home.
A hit-and-run driver who ploughed into and killed a pedestrian while speeding in Walsall has been jailed for six years.
Stefan Gvozdenovic was travelling at more than 65 mph when he hit Carl Moore who was crossing High Street, Walsall Wood, around 12.30am on 24 November last year.
West Midlands Police and Coventry City Council are hoping to gain support from councillors to consult on a possible Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) covering areas in the city centre and surrounding areas.
Three men and two women have been charged with assisting James Atherley who was responsible for the murder of Callum Lees on 6 August 2017.
Callum was stabbed at a house party in Hopwas Grove, Kingshurst and found collapsed in nearby Haselour Road.
To mark the start of Chinese New Year we are sharing our colleagues stories. Paul Wong tells us about his childhood, why he joined West Midlands Police and the Chinese New Year traditions he still continues.
West Midlands Police is taking a tough stance on criminal activity within HMP Birmingham and today (Tuesday 5 February) officers have been targeting contraband coming into the prison.
Officers from the Lozells and East Handsworth policing team have been working with Midland Heart Housing Association to tackle issues of crime and anti-social behaviour associated with a property in Douglas Road, Handsworth that has caused misery to the local community.
An operation in Walsall targeting high crime areas and criminals who live in those areas continues with great success.
A man wanted over a shocking bag snatch in which a pensioner was dragged to the ground has been arrested after West Midlands Police traced him to an address in Smethwick this morning (3 Feb).
West Midlands Police have charged a man with his mother’s murder after her body was found at the family home in Wolverhampton.
Matthew Page was arrested on Friday evening (1 Feb) following the discovery of Mary Page’s body at an address in James Street, Wolverhampton.
A police team who came to the aid of two stab victims and helped catch their attacker have received awards.
Officers were called after two men were found with serious injuries in and around Planet nightclub, Wolverhampton city centre, in September 2017.
Oldbury officers have thanked a local women’s group for their time knitting Trauma Teddies – cuddly toys given by police to children caught up in domestic incidents or ones in need of comfort.
Crooks have been ordered to hand back more than £3 million of ’dirty money’ in just 12 months after West Midlands Police pursued their ill-gotten gains.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman’s body was found at her home in Wolverhampton.
Police were alerted just before 6pm yesterday (1 Feb) to a serious incident in James Street, Bilston.
Officers swooped to arrest a man suspected of drug offences and breaching a gang injunction in Birmingham today (Friday 1 February).
The 23-year-old was detained following a pre-planned operation in Bigwood Drive, Bartley Green, just before midday.
Police are appealing for information after an 80-year-old man was threatened with a knife by a distraction burglar in Smethwick.
I always knew that I was gay, it wasn’t a case that I ‘realised’. It wasn’t easy though. I found the 1970s and 1980s a particularly bad time for discrimination across the board. Any well-known gay public figures were an object of ridicule and there didn’t seem to be any positive role models.
Three teenagers who tried shooting a gang rival dead in busy Birmingham chippy − narrowly missing three children as they queued for a Saturday night takeaway − have been handed lengthy jail sentences after being caught by West Midlands Police.
More lethal firearms – including a loaded ‘Bull Dog’ revolver – have been taken off the streets by West Midlands Police in the space of 12 hours.
A car taken during a nasty carjacking was found among a stash of suspected stolen vehicles when West Midlands Police raided a yard in Birmingham.
A reckless driver who prompted a four mile pursuit which saw him twice reverse into a police car, then drive at an officer, has been jailed.
Cops in an unmarked police vehicle tried to stop Michael Gaffey who was speeding in Shirley just after 11.15pm on 25 July last year.
West Midlands Police has arrested six people following a series of raids across Birmingham to target benefit fraud.