Crime and safety news
Bleed control kits pilot launched in city centre
A new pilot scheme, equipping city centre businesses and late night venues with specialist first aid kits, was launched by in Birmingham today (4 June 2019).
Birmingham welcomes the Knife Angel as city works to tackle knife crime
A huge 27-foot sculpture, made from 100,000 confiscated knives, was welcomed to Birmingham earlier today (8 May) as the city comes together to tackle knife crime.
Consultation on city centre order to be launched
Birmingham City Council is asking people who live or work in or visit Birmingham to share their views on plans to introduce measures to tackle anti-social behaviour in the city centre.
Ban on encampments extended to fifth city park
Birmingham City Council has added a fifth site to an injunction banning encampments from moving onto several city parks until July 2019.
UK threat level changed from severe to critical
Members of the public should always remain alert to the danger of terrorism and report any suspicious activity to the police on 999 or the anti-terrorist hotline: 0800 789 321.