Police keep youngsters safe with youth centre Spring-clean

Police have pulled the community together using a project to breathe new life into an ageing Handsworth youth club. Residents, councillors, students and local businesses, joined West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, Bob Jones and his deputy Yvonne Mosquito as well as detectives from Gangs Taskforce and the Handsworth Wood neighbourhood team to transform the …

Handsworth Dispersal Order

Officers from the Handsworth Wood neighborhood policing team have been granted a dispersal order to help tackle anti-social behaviour in Handsworth. The order covers parts of Handsworth including Rookery Road, Friary Road, College Road as well as Oxhill Road and was granted after officers received complaints from the community. The section 30 dispersal order will …

Police officers hail successful day of action in Handsworth

DAY of action carried out yesterday (13 August) by police officers tackling issues identified by the community of Handsworth has seen seven people arrested The day began with three drugs warrants in Newcombe Road, College Road and Herbert Road where drugs and paraphernalia were seized and recovered. Fines warrants in partnership with Her Majesty’s Court …

Police Community Meeting

Come along to the East Handsworth Police Community Meeting, at Golden Croft Handsworth, on Saturday July 6th 2013 at 18:00pm. Bring any concerns or issues you would like to raise with your local Police Officers. This is a great opportunity to offer any suggestions to make this community safer! So don’t forget.

New Alcohol Restriction Area in Handsworth Wood

With the New Year comes new powers to help police reduce problems with street drinking in Birmingham. Large parts of the city are now classed as alcohol – restricted areas (ARAs), meaning that drinking alcohol in public areas could now¬†be classed as a criminal offence. Handsworth Wood is one of the wards covered by the …