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Police in viral video of 'excessive force' arrest of Asian man removed from frontline duty - International Business Times UK

Three police officers have been removed from frontline duties after they were caught on camera using excessive force while they were arresting a suspect in Aston, central Birmingham. Footage shared on social media appears to show a police officer in ...and more »

Undercover police filmed using excessive force on man they were arresting - Metro

Three police constables have been removed from frontline duties after an initial inquiry into footage showing a baton being used to detain a suspect following a vehicle stop. West Midlands Police said a decision had been made to refer Sunday's arrest ...and more »

Police officers 'removed from duties' over baton footage in Birmingham - The Guardian

West Midlands police say arrest by three officers referred to IPCC after video showed suspect knocked to the ground and struck. Sarah Marsh · @sloumarsh. Mon 31 Jul 2017 14.28 EDT First published on Mon 31 Jul 2017 08.19 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Five officers removed from 'usual duties' after Aston arrest video goes viral - Birmingham Mail

West Midlands Police has removed five officers from “usual duties” after footage emerged of a scuffle breaking out following a vehicle stop in Aston. The force confirmed this morning it had launched an internal investigation into the video, which has ...and more »

West Midlands Police probe as Birmingham baton video goes viral -

Officers featured in the video have been taken off usual duties after concerns over their use of force. Subscribe to our daily newsletter. Sign Up. A plain-clothed officer, left, hits a man with his baton in Birmingham. Three West Midlands Police ...and more »

Police to roll out spit and bite guards to officers - Birmingham Mail

West Midlands Police is planning to roll out controversial spit and bite guards to 4,500 of its front line officers. The force said it was introducing the measures after 231 officers were spat on last year, which left them at risk of being infected ...and more »

West Midlands Police to issue spit and bite guards - BBC News

Spit and bite guards will be issued to 4,500 West Midlands Police officers over the next three months, the force said. The transparent mesh fabric hoods are used to prevent those arrested from spitting or biting officers. The force said in 2016, 231 ...and more »

Police 'removed from public duties' after viral video shows 'scuffle' after stop and search -

A number of police officers have been removed from "usual duties" after a video showing scuffles following a vehicle search went viral. West Midlands Police said it was "treating this matter seriously" and the officers on film would "not be deployed on ...and more »

Armed police being sent to more incidents than ever in West Midlands - Coventry Telegraph

West Midlands Police are carrying weapons to 60 per cent more incidents compared to last year. Armed officers in the West Midlands were deployed on 672 more operations in the year ending March 2017 than the previous 12 months.and more »

Probe of West Midland police launched after footage of 'excessive' force goes viral (VIDEO) - RT

An independent probe of three UK police officers is underway after footage emerged of them using “excessive force” on a British Asian man in Birmingham. The incident has caused outrage across social media. Following an initial investigation by West ...and more »