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Tag: POLICE

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State Rep. Stringer: Spike in synthetic drugs could be contributing to aggressive behavior toward law enforcement

While many potential factors contribute to the wave of aggressive behavior toward police, State Rep. Shane Stringer (R-Citronelle) suggested synthetic drugs could play a role in irrational behavior.

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Out-of-state police department recruiting in Birmingham, offering higher salaries for cops

A law enforcement agency from another state is attempting to hire officers away from the Birmingham area.

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Left-wing eco-terrorists take responsibility for vandalizing Mountain Brook home over construction of Atlanta police facility

Vandals targeted an Alabama construction company executive’s home in Mountain Brook last week, apparently because the company was hired to build a police training facility in a forested area near Atlanta.

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Trussville residents, leaders pushing for change after 'death notebook' controversy sheds light on policy failures

Outraged parents in Trussville are planning to gather at the next city council meeting to address issues following the discovery of a “death notebook” that was kept from them for nearly a year.

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Watching from above: Which police departments are using surveillance drones?

Aerial drones have become a popular tool for police departments across the country over the past five years.

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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.

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BREAKING: Two deputies shot, Blue Alert issued

ALEA has issued a Blue Alert to notify the public of Austin Patrick Hall. They have deemed the safety risk “extreme.”

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BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Man killed in front of Gadsden elementary school identified

An altercation occurred outside the front door of Walnut Park Elementary School on Thursday morning that left one man dead and a police officer injured.

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Rep. Givan doubles down on resignation demands

Representative Juandalynn Givan has released a statement, further calling for resignations in Brookside.   “The mayor and city attorney...

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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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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...