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Author: Helen Taylor

Case Closed – The Murder of Edward Pope

On Saturday 2nd July, the Lock-up helped play a role in solving a murder. The suspects were brought in and held in our cells whilst we invited a group of special investigators to help solve the crime. Whilst this might not be the first set of suspects we have ever held in our cells, they …

Rare Object Donation

Introducing a new acquisition for the West Midlands Police Museum, and certainly one of the oldest items now in our collection, a rare object relating to law and order prior to the creation of the Birmingham Borough Police in 1839. Staves such as the Birmingham one would have been carried by a civic official and …