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Elmore County Sheriff’s Deputy commits suicide during training event in Fultondale

The law enforcement community is mourning the loss of one of its own after a tragic incident in Fultondale Thursday.

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Family of former Mobile cop who died in custody files federal lawsuit against Washington County Sheriff

The family of Robert Harris, a 35-year-old former Mobile Police Officer who died in custody at the Washington County Jail, recently filed a federal lawsuit against Washington County Sheriff Richard Stringer and an unnamed detention officer.

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8 Alabama police officers shot, 1 killed in line of duty in 2023

Three hundred and seventy-eight cops nationwide including eight from Alabama were shot in the line of duty in 2023.

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Birmingham Fraternal Order of Police urges city to implement take-home car program for law enforcement

The Birmingham Fraternal Order of Police is working with the city to implement a take-home car program for the Birmingham Police Department, which it hopes will reduce crime and retain officers.

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AG Marshall working to familiarize law enforcement with new anti-gang law

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall is working with local law enforcement to familiarize them with the state’s new anti-gang law, which enhances penalties for those involved in a criminal enterprise.

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Breathalyzer requirement for DUI pre-trial programs ends July 1

A 2018 law establishing an ignition interlock installation requirement for those guilty of drunk driving and participating in a pretrial diversion program expired on Saturday after legislators declined to extend the law in the past session.

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Alabama Sheriff's Association condemns Memphis police in death of Tyre Nichols

The Alabama Sheriff’s Association has come out in full condemnation of the January 7 police beating that allegedly resulted in the death of Tyre Nichols.

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Baldwin County deputies train on mental health after Alabama law concerning crisis centers goes into effect

Years of work and legislation to support law enforcement dealing with the mental health crisis in Alabama are paying off statewide.

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'He served with honor, integrity and dedication': Marshall County mourns loss of chief deputy

Law enforcement officials from across the state gathered in Albertville last Sunday to celebrate the life and mourn the loss of Marshall County Chief Deputy Steve Guthrie.

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Dale County gives law enforcement 27% pay bump

Christmas came early for law enforcement personnel employed by Dale County last week.

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Randy Tatano: How to personally fund the police

I’ve been around cops since I was a kid. Right off the bat, we learned police officers were the good guys and that if you did something really bad, you might end up in a horrible place called jail.

Vincent City Council to 'temporarily abolish' police department in wake of racist text messages

The Vincent City Council on Thursday voted to "temporarily abolish" the city's entire police department.

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Law enforcement agencies warning citizens of phone scammers posing as officers

Law enforcement agencies across Alabama have been warning citizens about a phone scam in which crooks use a number that appears to come from the police department or sheriff’s office.

Alabama-based non-profit seeks to address mental health needs of law enforcement

An Alabama man is trying to address the mental health issues and stresses faced by law enforcement in the state.

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'Good Time' laws blamed for killing of Bibb County deputy?

“If we just keep being more lenient, and lenient, and lenient, and we are going to keep having more police officers die because of our justice system.”

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Chambers County Deputy dies in the line of duty

Chambers County Deputy killed in the line of duty on Monday.

Former Alabama Sheriff pleads not guilty to federal fraud charges

A former Alabama Sherriff has pled not guilty to federal charges accusing him of fraudulently applying for loans in his official capacity to pay off personnel debts.

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Law enforcement officers endorse Kay Ivey

Over 30 sheriffs and police chiefs endorse Gov. Kay Ivey for re-election.

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12 law enforcement jurisdictions in Alabama getting federal grant money

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey (R) announced awards of more than $250,000 on Monday to continue bolstering public safety and fund law enforcement...

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House approves bill to allow Alabama law enforcement to wiretap during drug investigations

The Alabama House of Representatives passed legislation on Thursday which would allow state and local law enforcement to conduct drug...

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Gubernatorial candidate announces support for law enforcement

Alabama gubernatorial candidate Tim James (R) released a statement regarding the recent wave of violence against police officers in...

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Senate passes bill restricting the use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement

The Alabama Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that would forbid law enforcement from prosecuting an Alabamian solely on the basis of...

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State leaders calling for investigation into Brookside PD; Rep. Givan calls on employees to resign

Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D–Jefferson) held a press conference Thursday discussing the accusations of police malpractice and corruption...

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ALEA: 7 people killed on state roadways during Thanksgiving holiday

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency responded to seven traffic fatalities during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. This year, as national...

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Alabama wildlife law enforcement trains in- and out-of-state agencies

  By Craig Monger The law enforcement section of the Alabama Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) Division has expanded training...

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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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Microchip shortages affecting law enforcement in Alabama

By Craig Monger The semiconductor chip shortage affecting the production of computers, appliances, and automobiles is creating an unexpected...

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