Before the Authorised Period

Time,  Date and Duration of Authority to Search
  Monday 25th February 2019 16:00 hours to Tuesday 26tt February 16:00 hours. 
Area covered by Authority  (Please attach any relevant maps)
 Small Heath & Bordesley Green, Birmingham 
Details of Authorising Officer
 T/ACC Matthew Ward (5970) 
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 1600 25th February until 0400hrs 26th February 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)
 Insp Lee Wiggan (8128) 

After the Authorised Period

Number of Stop/Searches Carried Out Under the Authority
 22
Outcomes of those Stop/Searches
 18 x NFA1 x Item Seized (small penknife) – no arrest made3 x Arrests – 1 x Possession of Cannabis, 1 x Breach of Bail, 1 x Wanted on Warrant

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