Birmingham West & Birmingham East 21st February 2019
21 February 2019
S.60 Criminal Justice & Public Order Act 1994
Before the Authorised Period
Time, Date and Duration of Authority to Search
Thursday 21st February 14:00 hours to Friday 22nd February 04:00 hours.
Area covered by Authority (Please attach any relevant maps)
Small Heath & Bordesley Green, Birmingham
Details of Authorising Officer
DCC Rolfe (0051)
Reason for Authority (Brief Summary for Publication)
The communities of Small Heath and Bordesley Green have seen a rise in public-place violence over the last few months, with some very serious levels of force, including cases of weapons being used. This is not the case everywhere else in the city of Birmingham. West Midlands Police is determined to tackle this issue head-on, and to use the full range of powers available to us where proportionate and necessary. Alongside a number of proactive and investigative activities taking place, an authority under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 has been made, whereby between 14:00 on Thursday 21st February and 04:00 hours on Friday 22ndFebruary officers will have the power to search people in Small Heath and Bordesley Green [as per the attached map]. Anyone who has any information about crime and disorder in the area can report it by: web chat through our website or telephone on 101 (including anonymously, if they wish).
Details of OIC (for contact or enquiries)
Sgt 6575 Choudhury
After the Authorised Period
Number of Stop/Searches Carried Out Under the Authority
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