Northumbria University has secured £286,000 in research funding from the Arts and Humanities Research Council for a project exploring the impact of ethical review on responsible AI in policing.
West Midlands Police
Police and Crime Commissioner functions will, subject to parliamentary approval, transfer to combined authority mayors in the West Midlands and South Yorkshire despite Home Office consultation responses showing that the public does not support the moves.
In honour of West Midlands Police’s 50th anniversary, Heritage Manager Corrine Brazier looks back on the uniforms, coats, and macs worn during the amalgamation in 1974.
After a bruising report from the inspectorate, West Midlands Police reports significant improvements in its control room response after a overhaul of its approach to dealing with calls from the public.
As previously reported by Emergency Services Times, the Home Secretary signalled his intention to transfer the powers for policing in…
Governance of police in the West Midlands will, subject to legislation, be transferred to the Mayor of the West Midlands according to correspondence from the Home Secretary.
His Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services (HMICFRS) has moved West Midlands Police (WMP) into an enhanced level of monitoring, also known as ‘Engage’. HMICFRS added that it was assured WMP is taking steps to address the concerns, but significant and sustained improvements are required. As a result, the inspectorate will be closely monitoring the force’s progress.
West Midlands Police is the first force in the country to use the latest body worn camera live streaming technology,…