Warwickshire and West Mercia Police launch drugs crackdown

Related Stories

Police in Warwickshire and West Mercia have launched a joint plan to tackle illegal drugs.

The new strategy will see more officers working in schools while also tackling trafficking and the supply of illegal drugs.

In the last two years the two forces have seized drugs with a combined street value of more than £10m.

They said their recent alliance would mean a consistent approach across a large part of the Midlands

The two forces cover Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire and Shropshire.

The plan is also expected to see stronger links with local councils and other agencies across the area in a bid to provide better support for drug users.

Det Supt Graeme Pallister said the forces wanted to "prevent the next generation of users" while targeting dealer networks.

More on This Story

Related Stories

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites

More England stories

RSS

Features & Analysis

Elsewhere on the BBC

  • FilmsOnes to watch

    BBC Culture picks nine top films coming out next month

Programmes

  • A computer simulation showing a planned station upgrade in Hong KongClick Watch

    Simulated world - how architects are using virtual and augmented reality to transform our cities

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.