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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Norma Francis, from Gnosall, Staffordshire, was on holiday in Scotland with her husband when she became ill with norovirus.
Showers over the afternoon will start to fade out, leading to clear spells with light winds this evening.
Cold and dry today and overnight with a light, breezy wind.