Skip to main content

Before the Authorised Period

Time,  Date and Duration of Authority to Search
  3 March, 2023 1600hrs on 03/03/2023 to 0000hrs 04/03/2023  
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 Jayne Meir
Reason for Authority (Brief Summary for Publication)
#POWERS | We’ll be using Section 60 powers again in parts of Birmingham until 12am tomorrow (4 March).   It allows us to stop and search people we suspect may be involved in violence involving weapons, without the need to have reasonable grounds.   The powers will cover part of the city centre, Handsworth, Aston and Perry Barr. It follows recent violence where weapons were used.   Our priority is to keep you safe. If you have any information on gun or knife crime, contact us on Live Chat on our website   In an emergency dial 999.
Details of OIC (for contact or enquiries)
Chf Insp Richard Evans  

After the Authorised Period

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