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Pupils urged to avoid crime ‘hotspots’ after schoolboys mugged at knifepoint 

18 Jun 18

Students warned after two terrifying crimes in less than a week…


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Masked raiders make off with BMW after forcing entry into Halesowen home 

18 Jun 18

Homeowners were forced to watch helplessly as the offenders drove off with their car on Father’s Day…


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Driver Ian Beckford ‘had death threats’ after car killed three friends in 2011 Birmingham riots 

18 Jun 18

He was cleared of murder and manslaughter but has now been jailed in unrelated case…


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This is the law on being a vigilante – and when you could be in trouble for being one 

18 Jun 18

Being a vigilante is a tricky legal line to walk…


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Car crashes after dramatic police pursuit through city streets 

18 Jun 18

Police helicopter, stinger and police dogs were all used in Kings Norton and Northfield after a busy night of crime…


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Let’s Do The Maths 

17 Jun 18

Look back to when I joined the police are you’ll see that crime levels, measured either by police recorded crime or by the British Crime Survey, were much higher – but if you look at statistics on use of s136 of the Mental Health…


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‘Modern day Fagins’ jailed for operating shoplifting eBay ring in Birmingham city centre 

17 Jun 18

Partners Nicola Wilcox and David Carroll took a huge bounty of stock from a six-strong group of thieves who preyed on retailers in Birmingham city centre…


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Girl gang terrorised taxi drivers at knifepoint after luring them to fake pick-ups 

17 Jun 18

Month-long reign of terror as victims attacked and robbed…


Rugby
Stealing and screaming – shopkeepers and commuters react to ‘constant carnage’ in city centre area 

17 Jun 18

Part of BirminghamLive’s special report on troubled Dale End…


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Theresa May vows action on upskirting law as Tory MP blocks bill 

16 Jun 18

The move was triggered when Tory grandee Sir Christopher Chope…


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How much Brummie criminals were ordered to pay up for their crimes last year 

16 Jun 18

Exclusive figures obtained by BirminghamLive from HM Courts Tribunals Service show that the Crown Court issued confiscation orders for 23.8m…


FixMyStreet
Flytipping, 16th June 

16 Jun 18

See attached photo.


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FORCE FOCUS: Practical steps can solve region’s drug problems 

16 Jun 18

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson’s column in this week’s Observer…


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Desperate hunt for the killer of Birmingham teenager – all we know so far 

16 Jun 18

The teenager died after he was stabbed in Oxford in January…


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Former Bishop to face trial accused of sexual assaults on woman in Walsall 

16 Jun 18

Michael Ward allegedly carried out sexual assaults on two women in Walsall and London and will face trial in July…


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Police tell Muslims at Eid celebrations ‘we need your help’ following city violence 

16 Jun 18

Chief Constable Dave Thompson’s ‘Come and join us’ message to 140,000 Muslims…


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Pregnant mum who smuggled drugs into prison has jail sentence cut 

16 Jun 18

Natalie Severn was jailed for 20 months after taking heroin into Oakwood Prison in Featherstone…


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Hajj fraud rockets by 150 per cent – this is how to avoid being caught out 

16 Jun 18

West Midlands is a hotspot for the crime…


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Revealed: £68m drugs baron James Mulvey’s lavish £1.3m ‘Costa del Crime’ villa with two swimming pools and a cinema room 

16 Jun 18

He was a financial ‘ghost’ who laundered cash around the world…


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What happened to Rhys Jones killer Sean Mercer and his Croxteth Crew? 

15 Jun 18

Viewers were left sobbing and heartbroken after watching a TV dramatisation of the murder of schoolboy Rhys Jones…


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These are the laws and customs you need to know if you are going to Dubai 

15 Jun 18

After reports of a woman being arrested for sex outside marriage, the things that are illegal in Dubai…


Blog politics
Fighting Crime In Edgbaston 

15 Jun 18

Very useful meeting this evening with some Edgbaston residents and the police about car crime in their area of the ward.


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City councillors tell 140,000 Muslims at Eid celebrations – clean up the streets 

15 Jun 18

Eid celebrations begin with a call for Muslim communities to take pride in cleaning up Brum…


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Muslims at Eid celebrations in Birmingham told ‘clean up the streets’ 

15 Jun 18

Eid celebrations begin with a call for Muslim communities to take pride in cleaning up Brum…


Blog comment
Meet your local coppers this Saturday in Aldridge and Streetly! 

15 Jun 18

I received notice of this great event from Walsall Police via the excellent WMNow service this morning, advertising a pop-up meet the police event this Saturday, 16th June 2018 at Aldridge Library from 10:00am until 11:00am where you can meet your …