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West Mercia Police officer 'used excessive force'
BBC News The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) also criticised the Police Federation which it said had encouraged the officer to not co-operate with the inquiry. The warnings stem from an incident in Shrewsbury in 2011. West Mercia Police said it...
Last West Mercia Police traffic warden retires after 36 years
BBC News It is the end of an era for a familiar face on Bromsgrove's roads. Roy Gibson, the last police traffic warden in the West Mercia area, is retiring after 36 years. Mr Gibson, 62, was born in the Worcestershire town and has lived in the area all his life...
More than 5000 in West Mercia Police region avoid conviction despite serious ...
Bromsgrove Advertiser MORE than 5,000 people who committed a serious violent crime between 2008 and 2012 in the West Mercia Police region were let off without a formal conviction, figures show. Statistics released by the force following a Freedom of Information request from...
Force investigates officer assault case handling
Police Oracle West Mercia Police has apologised for the amount of time it took for a complaint relating to an officer's treatment of an elderly man to be resolved, adding that it is investigating what happened. PC Kevin Payne was recentl...
New West Mercia police role offers £15k for ten days work a month
Stourbridge News A NEW £15k a year community co-ordinator role is being created by West Merica Police and Crime Commissionor Bill Longmore - in return for just ten days work a month. The post, designed to improve engagement with local people and organisations,...
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