Section 60, Birmingham City Centre, 30th Dec 19:00 – 31st Dec 05:00
30 December 2022
Time, Date and Duration of Authority to Search
19:00 on 30/12/22 to 05:00 on 31/12/22
Area covered by Authority (Please attach any relevant maps) Credit; Google Mpas
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 and around Birmingham city centre again 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 from 7pm until 5am tomorrow (31 December) following violence involving weapons over recent days. Three men remain in custody on suspicion of Cody Fisher’s murder after detectives were granted a Magistrates Court extension for two to question them further. Two people arrested for assisting an offender have been released on bail and a further two remain in custody. Our priority is to keep you safe. If you have any information on knife crime, contact us on Live Chat on our website west-midlands.police.uk. In an emergency dial 999.
Details of OIC (for contact or enquiries)
Supt Sally Simpson Birmingham Police
After the Authorised Period
Number of Stop/Searches Carried Out Under the Authority
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