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 senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."