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Decatur Police arrest protesters, detain widow of Steve Perkins

A group of protesters gathered downtown Friday evening during Decatur's "3rd Friday" festivities, which led to the arrest of three protesters and the widow of Steve Perkins, Catrela Perkins, being detained.

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Morgan County DA issues subpoenas in Decatur's Perkins shooting body cam footage leak investigation

The Morgan County Prosecutor, working under District Attorney Scott Anderson, issued subpoenas to 19 people on Monday, according to court records, in an effort to uncover how the body cam footage of the officer-involved shooting death of Stephen Perkins was leaked.

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Exclusive — Watch: ALEA video with bodycam footage of Decatur Police shooting involving Stephen Perkins

In the early morning hours of September 29, 2023, Decatur Police Officers were assisting in a repossession when they shot and killed Stephen Perkins.

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Decatur Mayor Bowling walks out of public comment portion of council meeting; Says will not stay in the future

On Monday, Mayor Tab Bowling walked out of the public comment portion of the City's council meeting just two speakers in.

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ALEA turns over findings in investigation of Decatur Police shooting

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency announced Tuesday it had concluded its investigation into the officer-involved shooting that led to the death of Stephen Perkins in Decatur.

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Four Decatur officers appeal termination, suspension related to Stephen Perkins death

Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling fired three officers and suspended one without pay, last Thursday. The firings and suspension and came after the Mayor had conducted disciplinary hearings last week.

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Stephen Perkins family files federal lawsuit in death case; Names of officers revealed

The attorney for the family of Stephen Perkins has filed a federal lawsuit on behalf of the Perkins family

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Decatur Police say viral video of man arrested at Walmart had a warrant; Officer injured

Video circulating on Facebook and TikTok showing a Decatur Police Officer attempting to arrest an individual at a Walmart has gone viral.

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Decatur Police Chief determines department policies were violated in shooting of Stephen Perkins

Decatur Mayor Tab Bowling released a statement Monday in response to the shooting death of a man killed during an interaction with police.

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Decatur PD internal investigation completed in fatal officer-involved shooting of Steve Perkins

Decatur Police Chief Todd Pinion said the internal investigation into the death of Steve Perkins has been completed.

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Decatur PD 'erred in stating' Stephen Perkins refused to drop his firearm before being shot dead

The Decatur Police Department vowed to be transparent during the investigation into the death of Stephen Perkins.

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Protests underway at Ivey event following Decatur officer-involved shooting

Protesters gathered Tuesday outside the Double Tree Hotel in Decatur, where Gov. Kay Ivey was speaking at the Decatur-Morgan County Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative Update.

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Woman killed in Decatur Walmart parking lot; Man charged with murder

Sherry Sain was struck by a vehicle in the parking lot of the store located at 1203 6th Avenue SE. She was pronounced dead on the scene.

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Police: Off-duty Decatur officer struck by car while trying to defend himself in front yard

The Decatur Police Department is investigating after an off-duty officer was struck by a car at his home.