Birmingham West & Birmingham East 25th February 2019
25 February 2019
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
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
We are using cookies to give you the best experience on our website.
You can find out more about which cookies we are using or switch them off in settings.
3rd Party Cookies
Cookie information is stored in your browser and performs functions such as recognising you when you return to our website and helping our team to understand which sections of the website you find most interesting and useful.
Strictly necessary cookies should be enabled at all times so that we can save your preferences for cookie settings.
3rd Party Cookies
This website uses Google Analytics to collect anonymous information such as the number of visitors to the site, and the most popular pages.
Keeping this cookie enabled helps us to improve our website.