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Volunteers Needed: “Safe Passage” Program

The Community Safety Partnership (CSP) division of the Birmingham Police Department, Housing Authority of the Birmingham District and Mayor’s Office of Peace and Policy are seeking volunteers to help provide safe walking routes for children going to and from school. Currently, the program will begin with a pilot location of the Morton Simpson Housing Community […]

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#StayEngaged: Thank you for celebrating National Faith & Blue Weekend with us!

The Birmingham Police Department joined community members and faith leaders in celebrating the inaugural National Faith & Blue Weekend Oct. 9-12. Over the course of the weekend, countless positive encounters occurred as officers enjoyed open dialogue and volunteer opportunities within the community they serve. The events began Friday, Oct. 9 with a Virtual Community Dialogue […]

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Media Release 226

Fatal Hit & Run Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports investigators are conducting a hit and run investigation that resulted in a fatality. The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. The Birmingham Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the white vehicle involved in the accident that left the scene. At […]

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BPD honored in Spirit of Liberty Foundation ceremony

Representatives of the Spirit of Liberty Foundation flew to Birmingham, Alabama on Oct. 14, 2020 to honor first responders and healthcare workers, including the Birmingham Police Department. Among those honored were several BPD officers who were injured in the line of duty. The officers held the first responder flags and torch, while Spirit of Liberty […]

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Media Release 225

Double Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports the victims have been identified in the homicide that occurred at 445 29th Street Ensley. The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. The victims have been identified as: Joseph Scott Norris, (40), W/M, of Birmingham, Alabama Jacqueline Sims Newsome, (39), W/F, of Birmingham, Alabama. No […]

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Media Release 224

Double Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a double homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, October 13, 2020. The victims will be identified upon notification of next of kin. At approximately 11:41 p.m., officers from West Precinct responded to a residence in the 400 block of 29th Street Ensley on […]

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Media Release 223

Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports the victim has been identified in the homicide that occurred in the 900 block of Beacon Parkway East. The victim has been identified as Jessie Merchant Birt, (24),W/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. Further developments in the case indicates the victim, Jessie Birt called 911 to report a person […]

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Media Release 222

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, October 12, 2020 in the 900 block of Beacon Parkway East. The victim will be identified upon notification of next of kin. Just after 1:30 a.m., the Birmingham Police 911 Communications Division received a report of a […]

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Media Release 221

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Wednesday, October 7, 2020. The victim has been identified as Rodriguez Deonte Jones, (25), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 12:48 a.m., officers from West Precinct responded to a vehicle fire located near Woodward Park in the 1300 […]

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Media Release 220

Narcotics Arrest The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a narcotics investigation. The arrest leading to the investigation occurred on Monday, October 5, 2020. The suspects has been identified as: Barry Erskine Stamps, (W/M), (56), of Pelham, Alabama. Mary Stamps, (W/F), (34), of Pelham, Alabama. At approximately 3:00 p.m., the Birmingham Police Department’s Interdiction […]

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