West Midlands Police Authority

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West Midlands Police Authority
Formation 1996 (1996)
Type Police authority
Headquarters Lloyd House
Colmore Circus Queensway
Birmingham
Region served
West Midlands, England
Chair
Bishop Dr Derek Webley MBE
Website www.west-midlands-pa.gov.uk

West Midlands Police Authority, a police authority, is the governing body of the West Midlands Police force in the English county of the West Midlands;[1] encompassing Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall and Wolverhampton..

Constitution[edit]

The Authority has a management board consisting of local councillors and independent members, one of whom is a Magistrate.[2] As of October 2011, the chair is Bishop Dr Derek Webley MBE, of the New Testament Church of God, the first non-politician member of Authority to be elected chair, and the first African Caribbean chair of any police authority in the United Kingdom.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Our responsibilities". West Midlands Police Authority. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Our members". West Midlands Police Authority. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "Biography: Bishop Dr Derek Webley MBE". West Midlands Police Authority. Retrieved 30 October 2011. 

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