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Media Release 190

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The homicide occurred on Sunday August 30, 2020. The deceased victim has been identified as Christopher Ryan Fletcher, (30), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 8:05 p.m. officers from West Precinct responded to the 3900 block of Todd Ave on reports of […]

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Media Release 189

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The homicide occurred on Sunday, August 30, 2020. The deceased victim has been identified as Christopher Shawn Vance, (29), B/M of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 1:20 a.m., officers from the the West Precinct responded to 1515 20th Place Ensley on reports of […]

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Media Release 188

Homicide Investigation Update  The Birmingham Police Department reports an additional arrest has been made in connection to the homicide of Raven Swain. Swain was murdered on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Underwood Park located in the 1100 block of 26th Street South. The suspect has been identified as: Demarcus Chandler, (24), B/M, State of Alabama […]

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Media Release 187

Operation Safe The Birmingham Police Department reports BPD’s Vice & Narcotics Unit conducted Operation Safe during the weekend of August 22, 2020. This operation focused on investigating complaints within all four precincts. Operation safe yielded the recovery of 4 firearms, 28 grams of marijuana, 14 grams of synthetic marijuana, and 0.5 grams of methamphetamine. A […]

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Media Release 186

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, August 24, 2020. The victim has been identified as Eddie Jackson, (43), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 1:30 p.m., Officers from the Community Safety Partnership Unit responded to 4170 Messer Airport Highway on a call of […]

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Media Release 185

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday, August 22, 2020. The victim has been identified as Demetrius Wright, (31), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. Just after 2:00 a.m., a Birmingham Police Officer was notified of fight occurring in the middle of the road nearby. Officers […]

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Media Release 184

Robbery Spike – Social Media Birmingham Police Department detectives within the Robbery Division have received a sudden spike in reports involving social media websites. Several robberies have been reported over the last two months involving social media. During most of the cases, the victims are under the impression that they are meeting another person to […]

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Media Release 183

Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in connection to the homicide of Raven Swain. Swain was murdered on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Underwood Park located in the 1100 block of 26th Street South. The suspect has been identified as Solomon Minatee III, (24), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. […]

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Bike Patrol Returns to Downtown

The Birmingham Police Department has re-instated the bike patrol in the Downtown area. Officer Matthew Dickerson and Officer Keona Suttles currently serve the community in this way. “We have a more intimate experience with people when we’re on the bikes,” Officer Dickerson said. “When we’re on the bikes it makes it a lot easier for […]

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Media Release 182

Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in the connection to the homicide of Joe Albert Foster IV. The victim was murdered on Tues, July 2020, at the Villas at Westridge Apartment Complex located in the 2300 Block of Court R. The suspect has been identified as: Myles Cordell […]

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