Date: 12/01/2022 Time: 17:30hrs (authorised for a 24 hour period – 1730 hrs 13/01/2022).
Area covered by Authority (Please attach any relevant maps)
Birmingham, see map below. Image: Google Maps
Details of Authorising Officer
ACC 6733 Richard Baker
Reason for Authority (Brief Summary for Publication)
I have read the intelligence assessment and have been briefed by Supt Munroe from BWC. I am aware the area requested as a Section 60 S&S area forms part of a serious youth violence hotspot and recent issues lead me to believe that incidents and tensions are escalating. If not proactively managed through visible policing patrols and a section 60 authority it is highly likely further incidents of violence will occur involving young people and weapons, specifically knives or bladed articles. I am satisfied with the community consultation that has been carried out and the plan to message this out further through corporate communications and local NHT’s via the KIN network. I authorise the use of this tactic for a 24 hour period and will review this at the 24 hour point.
Details of OIC (for contact or enquiries)
CI James Spencer
After the Authorised Period
Number of Stop/Searches Carried Out Under the Authority
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