A federal lawsuit has been filed against Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway, claiming discrimination against a white employee.
A Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office detective said he hopes changes are made soon when it comes to leadership and the Internal Affairs division of the sheriff’s office.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has been facing challenges, including a high crime rate, open deputy positions and low morale among some deputies. With the general election days away, some law enforcement officers are hoping for a change.
The man charged in connection to a body found buried behind a house in Hueytown will go to trial on Jan. 9, 2023, over three years after the death.
A law enforcement agency from another state is attempting to hire officers away from the Birmingham area.
Jared Hudson is running for Sheriff of Jefferson County on the Republican ticket, and he believes the office of sheriff is more important than many people think.
A Jefferson County inmate was found dead on Thursday, potentially due to an opioid overdose.
Police from multiple agencies chased two individuals suspected of armed auto robbery almost 60 miles on Monday before losing them both in Birmingham, according to Carol Robinson of AL.com.
Arizona Marshalls have confirmed the arrest of an Alabama man who overpowered a deputy and stole an ambulance on June 22.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) is looking for an inmate who escaped Wednesday after stealing an ambulance. They are also investigating the deputy who was with him at the time.