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Police and Crime Commissioner comments on crime statistics - crime is changing not falling

Apr 23 2015

In the West Midlands there has been a one per cent rise in recorded crime, compared to a two per cent national rise. These statistics should be a wake-up to the next government that crime is not falling, it is changing.

Number of stop and searches down and resulting arrests up in the West Midlands

Apr 16 2015

The publication highlights a reduction in the number of stop and searches by West Midlands Police from 33,365 in 2012/13 to 23,961 in 2013/14. The number of arrests resulting from stop and searches has risen from 2,900 in 2012/13 to 3,183 in 2013/14, showing that whilst the number of stop and searches has been reduced, the effectiveness has increased.

Police and Crime Commissioner welcomes new Assistant Chief Constable

Apr 10 2015

Chief Superintendent Michele Larmour, currently serving with the Police Service of Northern Ireland has been appointed by West Midlands Police as a new Assistant Chief Constable.

Police Commissioner takes over Victims’ Services for people in the West Midlands

Mar 27 2015

On April 1st the Police and Crime Commissioner will take over responsibility for Victims' Services in the West Midlands. It is expected that 30,000 people who have been assessed as being vulnerable or at risk, will be helped by the new service.

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Your West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner

David Jamieson election portrait cropped

David Jamieson was elected West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner on 21 August 2014.

The Police and Crime Commissioner must ensure an efficient and effective police force in our area. They set the priorities for the Force, decide the budget, and hold the Chief Constable to account.  Contact information is here.

Find out about your Police and Crime Commissioner


Stop and Search

Yvonne Mosquito is committed to improving the recording and oversight of stop and search.  New stop and search scrutiny panels are up and running across the Force.  For information about these, and stop and search generally, see here.

Results of previous consultations

Results of consultations and summits are published here


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