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People kept taking selfies while someone stole cash from car

Supercars usually attract a lot of attention and its not unusual to see people lined up in front of them taking selfies.

But in Birmingham city centre thieves took the opportunity to snatch thousands of pounds in cash from a bag left on the passenger seat of a McLaren. 284 more words

UK

This is why you never cross the road from behind a parked vehicle

West Midlands Police released the heart-stopping clip to promote awareness and road safety.

In the video the van – equipped with a dashcam – is driving along Melchett Road, Kings Norton, Birmingham, at 4pm on March 28. 297 more words

UK

Police officer who hoaxed his own force is facing 'significant' prison sentence

A policeman sparked a major terror alert by making a hoax 999 call to his own force in an attempt to discredit an official within an Islamic community group. 528 more words

UK

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

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
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