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UK Police Charge 3 With Terrorism Offenses in Birmingham -- Investigation began after the deadly extremist attacks on Paris and Brussels

APRIL 28, 2016

LONDON — British police on Thursday charged two men and a woman from Birmingham with terrorism-related offenses in a probe that began after the deadly extremist attacks on Paris and Brussels. 217 more words

It's Not Over Yet (still some Justice to be delivered)

The inquests have concluded. What happens now?

Posted 26 April 2016 – 12:58pm by Rachel Cerfontyne

The inquests process is now over and as the focus naturally turns to the criminal investigations, I fully expect the question: what happens next? 1,920 more words

South Yorkshire Police

Cash Cows, Stealth Taxes and Revenue Raisers

Rolling out the Cash Cow

Sorry we’ve been a bit quiet on the blogging front recently, to say we’ve been busy is an understatement. Projects in partnership with RoSPA concentrating on driver behaviour towards cyclists and preventing young driver fatalities on rural roads have taken up large amounts of our own time that we usually allocate to blog writing and other projects (for those who weren’t aware the blogs are written in officers’ own time, not while at work). 3,509 more words

West Midlands Police

Complaint Against Mike Hall, West Midlands Police 'Cannabis Disposal Team Manager'.

It’s becoming more common for police forces to launch publicity campaigns about their cannabis law enforcement activities.  They may be seeking to justify their expenditure or, perhaps, appease the sort of members of the public who have their Crimestoppers ‘scratch ‘n’ sniff card to hand and turn in their neighbours for growing a few plants.   1,234 more words


Former Interim Head of Al-Hijrah School Graham Hardy Arrested on Charges of Sexual Misconduct

A few days ago, I noticed a particular piece on my blog all of sudden receiving an increased number of hits. This blog highlighted allegations being made by teachers/parents at Al-Hijrah School – a Muslim faith school with an Islamic ethos based in Birmingham, which had its Muslim governing body purged by the Birmingham City Council and replaced with non-Muslims, and which has subsequently suffered allegations of deceitful practices and… 515 more words

Current Affairs

The Foolishly Fast and the Furiously Dangerous, Operation Hercules tackling illegal street racing

This has been an issue for so many years, certainly for the 17 + years I’ve been policing the West Midlands. The problem has grown and grown, fuelled by a now social media powered generation eager for cheap thrills without consideration for the consequences of their own actions. 3,010 more words

West Midlands Police

Robber jailed after he is captured on CCTV wearing Minnie Mouse gloves

He may have covered his face with a motorcycle helmet but it was this robber’s unusual choice of gloves that eventually got him jailed.

Shane Hadlington, 27, burst in to a One Stop store in Dudley last August before making off with £3,700 worth of spirits and cigarettes. 242 more words