PC Paul King has been recognised for his bravery in the line of duty. Along with his dogs, he has uncovered drugs and cornered thieves until backup arrived.
The West Midlands Police dog training centre also rears dogs so that they are able to train them from day one.
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A minute's silence has taken place in memory of a rugby coach from Leicestershire who died whilst swimming in the sea on holiday in France.
West Midlands weather: A chance of some patchy rain during the night, with mist and fog in places.
East Midlands weather: Any showers will die away during the evening to leave a night with some mist and fog patches.