West Midlands Police covers the entire county.
The county comprises seven metropolitan boroughs:
An area roughly corresponding to the boroughs of Dudley, Sandwell, and Walsall is referred to as the Black Country. Birmingham, Wolverhampton, and the Black Country together roughly comprise the West Midlands conurbation.
The name West Midlands is also confusingly, given to the much larger West Midlands region, comprising the counties of West Midlands, Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Worcestershire.
West Midlands Police has its own LGBT Network.
http://www.locallife.co.uk/westmidlands/gay-lesbian-organisations.asp West Midlands gay and lesbian organisations