Please can you explain what a necessity test is in relation to an Officer making an arrest. Read more
Under the FOI Act I request a copy of all protocols/procedures relating to the triage of 999 and 101 calls. Read more
The number of people charged by West Midlands Police with possession of cannabis each year in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. Read more
guidance / training given to officers on the advice they should give victims of crime about getting therapy (i.e. psychological help) while their case is still under investigation or the subject of court proceedings. Read more
how the force disposes of repossessed/stolen goods and item which have been lost by members of the public,
When call handlers judge calls for grading do they have access to and / or do they see older incident logs not related to new incident in order to gauge profile of the person? Read more
Can you confirm when the West Midlands Police first began to record gender as self-defined, rather than reporting by biological sex please? Read more
Section 59 powers under the Police reform act 2002. Read more
Please show me any The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners (APCC), The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC), The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO), or Police Federation documents and/or any relevant guidance or policy about how you qualify emergency 999 number calls in order to deliver the police attend in person to the callers. Read more
1.How many remote video link sites are there in your area that are suitable for child/ vulnerable witnesses to use and are not located in a court building?
2.How many times in the last year (April 2015 March 2016) and the year before (April 2014 March 2015) have these sites been used by child witnesses?