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Huntsville Police Chief Kirk Giles
Huntsville City Council president decries police chief appointment as a 'step backwards' — 'Stark contrast' to commitment to 'diversity, equity and inclusion'

The Huntsville City Police Department has new leadership after the city council approved the appointment of Kirk Giles to take over as police chief despite some objections from council members.

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Huntsville City Council asks Alabama Legislature for discretion in issuing citations for misdemeanor offenses

The Huntsville City Council passed a resolution last Thursday requesting the Alabama Legislature amend the state code to restore police discretion regarding how to handle misdemeanor offenses.

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Oral arguments begin in civil suit against Huntsville officer convicted of murder

Oral arguments began on Wednesday in the civil case against the former Huntsville police officer convicted of murder in 2021.

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POLICE: Woman leads officers on high-speed chase, two young children in car

A woman led police in North Alabama on a high-speed chase late Monday night. Police said two young children were in the car with her.

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'He murdered her and set the house on fire': Huntsville fire was murder-suicide, family says

Details are emerging regarding the house fire that authorities now believe may be a murder-suicide, which family members have confirmed.

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Undercover operations end in cashiers at 24 stores cited for sale of alcohol to minors

By Craig Monger The city of Huntsville engaged in a police operation exposing the sale of alcohol to minors.   The operation only lasted...

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Huntsville K9 unit places runner-up in national pet pic contest

By Erica Thomas The Huntsville Police Department’s K9 unit is $1,000 richer thanks to an online contest. The department placed runner-up...