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Time,  Date and Duration of Authority to Search
  26 February, 2023 1600hrs on 26/02/2023 to 0000hrs 27/02/2023  
Area covered by Authority  (Please attach any relevant maps)
Handsworth Wood, Perry Barr, Oscott, Lozells, Winson Green, Handsworth East, Jewellery Quarter, Aston and Nechells area of Birmingham
Details of Authorising Officer
ACC Claire Bell
Reason for Authority (Brief Summary for Publication)
POWERS | Officers are using Section 60 powers in areas of central and west #Birmingham until midnight tonight (Sunday). The order, which started at 4pm today, gives us the power to stop and search people we suspect may be involved in violence involving weapons, without the need to have reasonable grounds. The Section 60 is in place in the areas covered by the map including #Handsworth, #Aston and #PerryBarr. It follows an incident on Friday evening when three men were injured after shots were fired in Hamstead Road. Our priority is to keep you safe. If you have any information on gun crime, contact us on Live Chat on our website In an emergency dial 999.  
Details of OIC (for contact or enquiries)
T/Supt Bel Glover

After the Authorised Period

Number of Stop/Searches Carried Out Under the Authority
Outcomes of those Stop/Searches