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Media Release 214

Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department has identified the suspect in connection to the homicide of Garland Perry. The suspect has been identified as: Joshua Underwood, (88), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. Detectives presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. After an assessment of information, a Murder Warrant ($60,000 bond) […]

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Media Release 213

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, September 21, 2020. The victim has been identified as Garland Perry, (86), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 8:43 a.m., officer from West Precinct responded to 1633 Brookfield Lane on reports of a person assaulted. Officers arrived and was […]

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Media Release 212

Homicide Investigation Update The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in a homicide that occurred on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in the 300 block of 72nd Street North. The victim has been identified as Melvin Nelson, (59), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. If there is anyone who has information pertaining to this incident, please […]

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Media Release 211

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide Investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, September 20, 2020 in the Elyton Village Housing community. The victim has been identified as Fannie Carter, (66), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama. Shortly after 2:00 p.m. officers from North Precinct responded to a call of a juvenile […]

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Media Release 210

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The homicide occurred on Sunday September 20, 2020. The victim will be identified after next of kin notification. At approximately 2:05 a.m., the Birmingham Police Department’s 911 Communication Division received a Shot Spotter call of one round fired in the 300 block […]

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Media Release 209

Officer Involved Shooting Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports that detectives are conducting an Officer Involved Shooting Investigation. The incident occurred on Friday, September 18, 2020. Just after 2:00 p.m., a patrol officer with The Birmingham Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a stolen vehicle in the 1500 block of Avenue R. […]

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Media Release 208

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, September 17, 2020. The victim has been identified as Marvie Brown, (30), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 8:46 p.m., officers from West Precinct responded to 1705 Cedar Avenue South West on reports of a person shot. […]

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Media Release 207

Reclassification-Justifiable Ruling The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have received a ruling in connection to the homicide investigation of Demetrius Wright. The incident occurred on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Investigators presented the information gathered to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for review. Following the assessment, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office ruled the actions […]

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Media Release 206

Reclassification-Justifiable Ruling The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have received a ruling in connection to the homicide investigation of Reginald Horn. The incident occurred on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Investigators presented the information gathered to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for review. Following the assessment, the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office ruled the actions […]

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BPD participating in National Faith and Blue Weekend (NFBW)

ANNOUNCING NATIONAL FAITH AND BLUE WEEKEND: A Public-Private Collaborative Effort to Build Bridges and Break Biases Law Enforcement Unites with Faith Community for a Nationwide Weekend of Resolution and Reconciliation Birmingham, Alabama – Birmingham Police Department along with other national law enforcement groups, the U.S. Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS […]

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