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Tag: CHIP HILL

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Montgomery leaders play the blame game as community outrage over crime grows

Leaders in Montgomery are continuing to pass the buck as residents express displeasure with how the City handles crime after a suspect in a shooting that paralyzed an innocent woman swiftly made bail after his arrest.  

Russell Bedsole Alabama News
State Rep. Bedsole on Montgomery mayor CoS's gun violence rant: 'My District has the same gun laws with not even a fraction of the gun violence'

A Republican lawmaker pushed back against Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed’s chief of staff Chip Hill’s prolonged weekend gun-violence screed in which he both denied the existence of rampant crime in Montgomery and blamed the violence on Alabama’s gun laws.

Reed Ingram, Chip Hill Alabama News
'I don’t think that constitutional carry has had a bearing on crime': State Rep. Ingram, Montgomery mayor's office at odds over Alabama gun laws

State Rep. Reed Ingram (R-Pike Road) took aim at Montgomery Mayor Steve Reed and other Montgomery leadership, announcing plans to file legislation allowing the state to appoint a police chief if a municipality’s crime rate exceeds a certain level.