Lockup LockIn 2020 happened at the Birmingham SteelHouse Lane Lockup a Victorian Mini Prison.
Members of the Public sand Police Officers took part in the second annual event from the SteelHouse Lane Lockup to raise thousands of pounds for the care of Police Survivors (COPS)
Those who spend the night in the LockUp LockIn raised money to support the families of police officers who have lost their lives on duty. The money they raised will be used to help the families of police officers who have lost their lives on duty to rebuild their lives.
Half of the money raised will also be going to the West Midlands Police Museum which will use the funds to relocate the lockup and give advice to children on knife crime, drugs, online safety and child sexual exploitation.
Cleveland Police Officer Constable Chris Green travelled from the northeast to spend his second year at the event to raise thousands for charity.
What is the LockUp LockIn 2020?
The Lockup Lockin in is a haunted charity challenge whereby 50 police officers and members of the public get locked inside overnight the Victorian mini prison to raise vital funds for Care of Police Survivor a policing charity who cares for the families of fallen police officers.
During the LockUp LockIn there will be a series of challenges and activities during your time in the lock-up where you will have the chance to earn treats, rewards and prizes!
Where is the money going?
Money donated to those taking part in the Lockup Lockin is used to support and help support families who have lost loved ones in the police service and helping the West Midlands Police Museum.
Enabling them to develop their engagement programme to do more work with the young people to ensure they do not end up in the cells ensuring there will be fewer victims of crime.
COPS is a UK registered charity dedicated to helping the families of police officers who have lost their lives on duty, rebuild their lives.
Where is the LockUp LockIn?
The Lockup LockIn is at Birmingham’s SteelHouse Lane Lockup, It is a Victorian mini-prison that is steeped in policing history and is home to paranormal activity.
The Prison famously housed the Peaky Blinders now the Lockup LockIn is home to the West Midlands Police Museum which deliver inputs to children on knife crime, drugs, online safety and child sexual exploitation.
How can i do the LockUp LockIn?
If you would like to take part in the next LockUp LockIn please add your name to the waiting list by emailing [email protected]olicehour.co.uk.
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