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Posted 18 July 2019

Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Sparkhill last week have arrested two men today (18 July).

Malik Hussain, aged 35, was found with serious injuries in Baker Street at around 11.20pm last Friday, (12 July) and was sadly confirmed dead at the scene soon afterwards. 

Makenzie Blackburn
Posted 17 July 2019

Three men have been jailed for 17 years after a sawn-off shotgun, knives and drugs were recovered following a West Midlands Police swoop. 

Posted 17 July 2019

Detectives investigating the murder of Dante Mullings have arrested four men.

Dante, aged 23, was found with fatal injuries in St Vincent Road West in Ladywood, Birmingham following reports of a shooting just after 5pm on Tuesday 7 May.

Posted 17 July 2019

Four Sandwell schools have come together at a local community centre to speak and make a stand against knife crime.

Posted 16 July 2019

West Midlands Police broke-up an illegal car cruise gathering in Birmingham on Sunday night (14 July) − and has vowed to take firm action against any street racers involved.

Posted 15 July 2019

As part of West Midlands Police’s determination to tackle violent crime, the force is taking part in a national two week firearms surrender led by the National Ballistics Intelligence Service (NABIS). 

Posted 14 July 2019

A haul of drugs and weapons has been recovered during a Birmingham city centre crackdown involving the force’s crime-fighting canines!

Posted 13 July 2019

Detectives investigating a fatal stabbing in Sparkhill have named the victim as Malik Hussain - as a plea for dash cam footage to assist the murder probe is launched. 

Posted 13 July 2019

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured following a hit-and-run in Birmingham city centre this morning (Saturday 13 July).

The pedestrian was struck by a car in Heath Mill Lane, Digbeth, at around 3.20am.

Posted 13 July 2019

A murder investigation is under way after a man was fatally stabbed in Sparkhill last night (Friday 12 July).

Officers were called after a man in his 30s was discovered with serious injuries in Baker Street around 11.20pm.

Louai Ali
Posted 12 July 2019

A teenager has today (15 July) been sentenced to 19 years in jail for murdering Sidali Mohamed, after he was stabbed outside a college in Birmingham earlier this year. 

Forced Marriage conference hosted by WMP in Birmingham
Posted 11 July 2019

“It’s OK to be Muslim and gay”.

That’s the message from a man whose fiancé committed suicide after his strict Muslim family refused to accept his sexuality – and who’s now set up a charity offering support to others who are fearful of coming out to their parents. 

Project Guardian logo
Posted 10 July 2019

We’ve arrested more than 30 people in a major operation targeting knife and violent crime suspects across the West Midlands today under Project Guardian.

Warsame Mohamed jailed for killing of Zakir Nawaz
Posted 10 July 2019

A man who attacked a new dad in a fight over a minor road prang – leaving him dying in the street – has been jailed after a painstaking West Midlands Police investigation proved his role in the fatal attack.

Posted 10 July 2019

A Sandwell neighbourhood police officer has today (Wednesday 10 July) been sentenced to 14 months for corruption.

Men jailed for gun and drugs supply
Posted 9 July 2019

Three friends who appeared in a YouTube video glamorising drugs and guns have been jailed for a total of nearly 40 years following a West Midlands Regional Organised Crime Unit (ROCU) investigation.

Posted 9 July 2019

A local Sandwell schoolgirl and her mother have been applauded for their efforts in raising money for a cancer charity.

ACC Chris Johnson to receive Queen's Police Medal
Posted 8 July 2019

One of West Midlands Police’s most senior officers – Assistant Chief Constable Chris Johnson – has received a Queen’s honour for his “remarkable contribution” to policing in the West Midlands.

Posted 8 July 2019

A son has been jailed for six years and eight months after attacking and killing his mother at their family home in Wolverhampton.

Matthew Page kicked, punched and struck 68-year-old Mary with a cabinet before going to bed on 31 January this year.

schools input
Posted 8 July 2019

West Midlands Police’s top officer and the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner have come together to urge parents to speak to their children about the devastating impact of carrying knives ahead of the summer break.

AC Vanessa Jardine
Posted 7 July 2019

West Midlands Police’s newest Assistant Chief Constable, Vanessa Jardine starts her new role as head of local policing at WMP tomorrow (Monday 8 July) after 25 years with Greater Manchester Police.

stock image of police car
Posted 7 July 2019

Police have arrested a man and a woman this morning (Sunday 7 July) after off-road bikes were stolen in a ram-raid involving a van which had been car-jacked less than an hour earlier.

Baby Connor
Posted 7 July 2019

A caring West Midlands Police cop is aiming to thank the hospital which saved the life of her newborn child by fundraising for a centre which will support other families at their time of need. 

Helen Bailey
Posted 5 July 2019

Senior Coroner Louise Hunt, presiding at the inquest into the death of a young Birmingham girl over 40 years ago, has overturned the original ruling of misadventure after concluding that she was unlawfully killed. 

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