Thank you for visiting newsbeat daily – the internal publication for West Midlands Police.

Newsbeat is now only accessible via force computers for serving officers and staff.

For all the latest news from West Midlands Police please visit our website - www.west-midlands.police.uk.

For information around retirements please contact the National Association of Retired Police Officers (NARPO) - www.narpo.org.uk.

If you are seeing this message from a force computer, then please contact the Corporate Communications Department.