Birmingham East 7-8 May 2019

Time,  Date and Duration of Authority to Search


1600hrs 7th May 2019 - 0400hrs 8th May 2019

Area covered by Authority  (Please attach any relevant maps)





Details of Authorising Officer

T/ACC Matt Ward


Reason for Authority (Brief Summary for Publication)

 Since 30th April 2019, the Sparkbrook ward, BE NPU has suffered a series of serious violence incidents involving weapons and firearms. These offences appear attributable to rival groups, to prevent further incidents of serious violence being committed a section 60 search authority has been authorised.




Details of OIC (for contact or enquiries)


T/Supt Sarah Burton


After the Authorised Period

Number of Stop/Searches Carried Out Under the Authority


14 S60 searches completed


Outcomes of those Stop/Searches

No further action