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Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS – previously just HMIC) carries out inspections of police forces. These can range from individual function areas through to critical national issues and themes across the police service. HMICFRS also provide an interactive tool which allows users to compare data on recorded crimes and incidents, quality of service and resources for all police forces in England and Wales.

Find out more about the inspections of West Midlands Police

This page gives you access to those reports prepared by HMICFRS on West Midlands Police and the Police and Crime Commissioner’s responses to those reports.

DateReport TitlePCC Response
2016HMIC PEEL: EffectivenessPCC Response
2017HMIC PEEL: LegitimacyPCC Response
2017HMIC PEEL: Efficiency PCC Response
2018HMIC: Crime Data IntegrityPCC Response
2019State of Policing PCC Response
2020Roads Policing: Not optional – An inspection of roads policing in England and WalesPCC Response
2021HMICFRS Super complaint on policing and immigration statusPCC Response
2021HMICFRS Impact of the pandemic on the CJSPCC Response
2021HMICFRS An Inspection of how effectively the police deal with protestsPCC Response
2021HMICFRS Disproportionate use of police powers PCC Response
2021HMICFRS Custody services in a Covid-19 environmenPCC Response
2021HMICFRS Policing in the pandemicPCC Response
2021HMICFRS PEEL report 2021/22 – You can also download the info-graphic here.