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Birmingham Police launches voluntary camera registry for residents and businesses, hopes to solve crime more effectively

The Birmingham Police Department launched a voluntary program on Wednesday for Birmingham residents and businesses with cameras to register their devices with the police to help solve crimes.

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'We're not babysitters for children — That's not our job': Birmingham's Woodfin, BPD chief Thurmond beg parents to know where their kids are amid violent crime wave

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and Birmingham Police Department chief Scott Thurmond both warned parents on Thursday to keep an eye on their children in the midst of the city’s violent crime wave, which made 2022 one of the most violent years in Birmingham history and has claimed the lives of 16 children in the last 15 months.

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'Our country demands police reform' — Birmingham Mayor Woodfin responds to Tyre Nichols incident

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and Birmingham Police Department (BPD) Chief Scott Thurmond both weighed in on the killing of Tyre Nichols by several police officers in Memphis on January 7.

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Birmingham PD's Scott Thurmond addresses spree of Labor Day weekend shootings — 'Everyone must play a part'

Birmingham Police Department Chief Scott Thurmond held a press conference Tuesday morning to address the spree of homicides that plagued the city over Labor Day weekend.

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Birmingham mayor names Scott Thurmond permanent police chief

The City of Birmingham's interim police chief has been appointed to the post permanently.