An eight-year-old boy with a degenerative condition was given a chance to be a police officer for a day as part of his “bucket list” wish.
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The number of police firearms operations in England and Wales has fallen for the first time in four years, official figures show.
Shocking footage has been released of the moment a dog walker was mowed down and left for dead.
The family of a children’s nurse who died in a motorway crash have paid tribute to their “loving mother”, saying she was a “friend to everyone she met”.
A 12-year-old boy arrested in connection with a series of racist messages sent to a Premier League footballer has been released under investigation.
Police investigating a series of racist messages sent to a Premier League footballer have arrested a 12-year-old boy.
A police officer who moved out of home at the start of lockdown to protect his son has been reunited with his family.
A female paramedic who was stabbed along with a male colleague while on a 999 call-out has been discharged from hospital.
A 52-year-old man has appeared in court via video-link charged with attacking two paramedics who were stabbed during a 999 call-out.
A 52-year-old man has been charged with wounding two paramedics who were stabbed during a 999 welfare call-out to his home.
Two paramedics who were stabbed after responding to a welfare call-out at a house are “recovering well”, ambulance chiefs have said.
A man has been Tasered after two paramedics were stabbed in an incident described by an eyewitness as being “like something off the TV”.
Two paramedics have been taken to hospital after being stabbed during a call-out one eyewitness described as being “like something off the TV”.
Police are “praying for rain” on Saturday as pubs and clubs stage a cautious reopening after almost four months of lockdown.
A police and crime commissioner has criticised the Government’s decision to reopen bars on a Saturday – and warned of a “likely threat of serious disorder”.
A pipe bomb attack on the streets of the West Midlands is deeply worrying, the region’s police and crime commissioner has said.
A teenage girl is undergoing surgery to remove shotgun pellets after an attack in which two pipe bombs were also thrown at a house.
A teenage girl was taken to hospital and the Army bomb squad called in after “explosive devices” were found outside a home.
A black person is almost four times more likely to be stopped and searched by police in the West Midlands than a white person, new data has shown.
A manhunt is under way after a gang of violent carjackers targeted a pregnant woman and her husband on the driveway of their home.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of a racially aggravated public order offence after a viral video was published showing a taxi driver being subjected to a foul-mouthed tirade.
Shootings and violence are on the increase in the West Midlands with criminal gangs “coming out of lockdown”, the region’s police and crime commissioner has warned.
A man has been taken to hospital after being shot in the leg walking down the street, in the latest in a series of shootings in Birmingham.
A man has been charged with murdering a toddler who was found at a house with a head injury.
Police officers querying people’s lockdown movements are being told “If it’s OK for (Dominic) Cummings, it’s OK for us”, a Labour police and crime commissioner has claimed.
A shocking image has been released by police showing a motorbike-riding father allegedly racing across a park with his two-year-old child balanced on his lap.
One individual has been issued with a lockdown dispersal notice on five separate occasions by a police force.
Young teenagers could be recruited in “large numbers” by county lines drugs gangs if secondary schools do not fully reopen until September, a police and crime commissioner has said.
Dramatic bodycam video shows a safe containing £27,000 being thrown from a house as police launched an early morning drugs raid.
Active patrols are being conducted by West Midlands Police to deter further attacks on 5G phone masts, the force’s Chief Constable has said.