News Archive for February 2019
A father has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of killing his baby daughter who was discovered with serious injuries at their family home in Walsall.
#HumansofWMP takes a look ‘behind the badge’ at the diverse range of people who work for the force. We are an organisation of 10,000 people but we know everyone has a story to tell. Today, as part of LGBT History Month, PCSO Tina Faulkner tells her story
Detectives have released this image of a man (pictured on the left) they want to trace in connection with a stabbing in Wolverhampton city centre.
Officers want to speak to him after a man aged in his 20s was injured in Vicarage Road around 7.20pm on 6 January.
A team of volunteers and neighbourhood officers patrolled the streets of Small Heath last night (21 February) as part of the Street Watch scheme.
Detectives have launched a manslaughter investigation after a woman died following a series of robberies in Birmingham.
The family of a man who was found with fatal injuries in Wolverhampton on Tuesday (19 February) have today (Thursday 21 February) released pictures in tribute to him.
A crack cocaine addict whose dangerous driving led to the death of West Midlands Police PCSO Holly Burke has been jailed for nine years.
A senior West Midlands Police officer today pledged to leave ‘no stone unturned’ in the hunt for the killer or killers of a boy aged 16, as an increase in officers dedicated to the fight on knife crime was announced.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a teenager was discovered with fatal injuries in Birmingham last night (20 February).
Officers were called to Herbert Road, Small Heath, at around 8pm.
Detectives have launched a murder investigation after a man was discovered with fatal injuries in Wolverhampton.
Officers were called to Chadwick Close, Merry Hill, at around 6.20pm today (Tuesday 19 February).
A man has been jailed for his part in a violent melee outside a Coventry nightclub that left a young man dead.
Atikou Diallo, from Lower Holyhead Road in Coventry, was among a group of up to 17 people who rounded on a man outside Club M in the early hours of 1 September.
We’re continuing our blitz on chop shops around the West Midlands with a series of raids around Birmingham leading to the discovery of stolen cars, hundreds of parts, and thousands of pounds in cash.
The Joseph Chamberlain College student who died after being stabbed in the chest was named today (19 February) as Sidali Mohamed, as his family paid tribute and called for youngsters to realise the consequences of knife crime.
A man has been charged with murder following a fatal stabbing in Coventry earlier this month.
Officers and paramedics were called to Albany Court in Brunswick Road at around 2.30am on Sunday, 10 February, following reports a man had been stabbed.
West Midlands Police and the Police & Crime Commissioner have welcomed a decision by one of the UK’s biggest vehicle salvage auctioneers to ban cash payments for written-off cars – and said the move will help police curb the rise in vehicle crime.
West Midlands Police has charged a man over two bank robberies in which customers were threatened at knifepoint.
Cyril Beavor, a dedicated police co-ordinator, is finally hanging up his high visibility jacket after dedicating over 30 years of his life to volunteering for the police and helping to reduce and prevent crime in his area.
Detectives investigating the death of a Joseph Chamberlain College student have today (17 February) arrested a teenager on suspicion of assisting an offender - as they continue to appeal for witnesses to come forward.
More than 1,000 stolen items have been recovered by police in the last two years as part of an ongoing operation in Wolverhampton.
A student from Joseph Chamberlain College has died after being stabbed on Wednesday afternoon (13 February).
The 16-year-old’s life support system was switched off yesterday evening (15 February) and he died in hospital with his family around him.
Two people have been arrested after an officer was injured whilst trying to stop a suspected stolen car in Coalway Road, Walsall this afternoon (15 February).
Two teenagers who tried to carjack a VW Golf have been handed lengthy sentences, as police vowed to keep up the pressure on vehicle thieves.
In #HumansofWMP we take a look ‘behind the badge’ at some of the diverse range of people who work for the force.
We are an organisation of 10,000 people but we know everyone has a story to tell.
Today, as part of LGBT History Month, we speak to PC Gary Stack.