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Time,  Date and Duration of Authority to Search
19:00 on 29/12/22 to 05:00 on 30/12/22  
Area covered by Authority  (Please attach any relevant maps) Credit; Google Maps
Details of Authorising Officer
Assistant Chief Constable Jayne Meir
Reason for Authority (Brief Summary for Publication)
#POWERS | We’ll be using Section 60 powers in around Birmingham city centre tonight. This 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 S60 is in place until 5am tomorrow (30 December) following violence involving weapons over recent days. There was the tragic murder at a nightclub in Digbeth on Boxing Day, and separately two men are in a stable condition in hospital after being stabbed in Handsworth last night. Our priority is to keep you safe. If you have any information on knife crime, contact us on Live Chat on our website In an emergency dial 999.
Details of OIC (for contact or enquiries)
Supt Sally Simpson Birmingham Police