Statement from Youth Commissioners

The West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner's Youth Commissioners have issued the following statement:

"It is with great sadness that the West Midlands PCC Youth Commission learns of the death of our dear friend, colleague and founder, Bob Jones. Bob Jones' dedication to public service and to engaging young people from all backgrounds in public policing stands testament to his role as a hard-working, compassionate and conscientious public servant. The Youth Commission, which Bob Jones created will continue to carry forward Bob's driving mission to represent young people with the energy and passion that so defined his public service."

Frank Oxley, Wasim Ali, Tasnim Miah, Joanne Samuels, Daniel Mckenzie, Jay Cooper, Gabriel Dobrashain, Sohail Hussain, Samrita Bains, Sandeep Bains, Ben Matthews, Olivia McFadden, Matt Rafferty, Namir Chowdhury, representing WM PCC Youth Commission.