Below follows a list of links to policing related sites and may be of use to anyone interested in what their local police are doing or in crime prevention etc
General Policing -
West Midlands Police - website – Our official website, contains information on crime prevention, contacting your local officers and more.
Police Recruitment – website – Information on careers in the police.
West Midlands Police Social Network Links – website – Links to the various Twitter feeds, Facebook accounts and blogs maintained by West Midlands Police
Safer Travel – website – Safer Travel cover the bus routes across the West Midlands providing regular reassurance patrols and advice.
West Midlands Police Authority – website – Responsible for the administration of the force.
Police.uk – website – Website containing information on crime statistics in your neighbourhood and contact details for your local officers.
Rate Your Local Police – website – Feedback forum for the police, can be used to post feedback both good and bad.
Home Office – website – Portal of the Home Office’s website concerning policing. Contains the latest reports on policing from Parliament.
Crime Prevention -
Crimestoppers – website – Information on crime prevention and reporting of criminal activity.
Neighbourhood Watch - website – Contains advice on how Neighbourhood Watch schemes operate and guidelines for setting up one of your own.
Directgov Crime Prevention Site – website – Offers crime prevention advice.
Immobilise National Property Register - website – Allows you to register property so that recovered items can be identified and returned to their owners.
Met Crime Prevention Site - website – Offers crime prevention advice.
Samaritans – website – Charity offering free and independent counseling and support to those in need.
Victim Support – website – Homepage of the charity providing support to victims of crime and assistance with compensation claims.
Addaction – website – Drugs intervention charity working with addicts to help beat their addiction.
Drugscope – website – Information site supplying information on the many different types of drugs.
Citizens Advice Bureau – website – Charity that can help with a range of different issues by phone, online or through one of their branches.
Directgov Debt Advice – website – Government website with tips and suggestions for tackling a debt problem.