News 2018

  • Monday, July 9, 2018
    Thousands of uninsured vehicles seized
    Almost 10,000 vehicles were seized by West Midlands Police in 12 months as part of on-going action to tackle uninsured drivers.
  • Monday, July 9, 2018
    Government backs police cycle safety scheme
    West Midlands Police’s pioneering Close Pass road safety scheme has received ministerial backing as the government looks to aid the roll-out of the scheme across the UK.
  • Friday, July 6, 2018
    Outstanding Citizens Awards 2018 - Winners revealed
  • Thursday, July 5, 2018
    Trump visit stretches force
    The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner says lending officers to other forces around the country to help deal with large security operations is having a major impact on policing in our region.
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    From abuse survivor to Outstanding Citizen
    A man who was sexually abused as a child andn now works to prevent other young peopleexperiencing similar trauma has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Bus driver up for award after saving suicidal pedestrian
    A courageous bus driver who narrowly avoided colliding with a suicidal man has been nominated for a prestigious award.
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    From India to Bognor – the tour which healed religious divides
    A group of Sikh, Christian and Muslim religious leaders from Smethwick are to be recognised by the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner for their efforts in bringing together divided communities.
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Volunteer crime fighters shortlisted for police award
    A group of volunteer crime fighters in Shirley, which has confronted drug dealers, recovered weapons from parks and patrolled the streets have been nominated for an award by the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner. 
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Children in care help authorities improve
    A group of young people in care, some aged as young as 9, who give up their free time to advise the authorities on how they can better look after vulnerable young people have been shortlisted for police awards.
  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018
    Crime reducing café up for award
    A Coventry project, established in the wake of a spate of crimes, has been shortlisted for a prestigious award by the West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner.