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Media Release 286: Memorial of Retired Officer Randall Versie Smith

Memorial of Retired Officer Randall Versie Smith The Birmingham Police Department reports Retired Officer Randall Versie Smith passed on Monday, December 29, 2020. Officer Randall Versie Smith affectionately known as “Randy” began his career with the Birmingham Police Department on January 4, 1988. On March 22, 1995, Smith along with other officers responded to a […]

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Media Release 285

Missing Person Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports Missing Person James Hamrick has been located. At approximately 9 am, officers from the Summerdale Police Department (Baldwin County, Alabama) were alerted by a license plate reader that Mr. Hamrick’s vehicle was observed in the area. Officers located Mr. Hamrick in an area on State Route […]

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Media Release 284

Missing Person Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a missing person investigation. The Birmingham Police Department requests assistance from the public on locating the subject in the attached photo. The missing person has been identified as: James Hamrick, (91), W/M, 6’0” 150lbs, brown eyes, grey hair, of Fultondale, Alabama. Mr. Hamrick was […]

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Media Release 284

Possible Endangered Person Alert The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a missing person investigation. The Birmingham Police Department request assistance  from the public on locating the subject in the attached photo. The missing person has been identified as Desiree Ike, (14), B/F, 5 foot 4 inches tall, and 160 pounds Desiree Ike was […]

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Media Release 282

Robbery Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a robbery investigation. Detectives request assistance from the public in identifying the persons of interest in the attached photos. On Saturday, December 26, 2020, the CVS Pharmacy located at 1431 11th Avenue South was robbed. During the robbery, the suspects demanded money and prescription narcotics […]

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Media Release 281

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Monday, December 28, 2020. The victim has been identified as Lashawn Williams Parrish, (50), b/f, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 11:22 a.m., officers from North Precinct responded to 1024 12th Street North on a call of person down. […]

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Media Release 280

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, December 17, 2020. The victim has been identified as Kshune Dewayne Brown, (26), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 10:47 a.m. officers from West Precinct responded to 4448 Carver Avenue on a call of a person shot. […]

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Media Release 279

Homicide Investigation Arrest Update The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in the homicide of 20-year-old Destiny Washington. Washington was shot at the Hill University Center located on the campus of UAB. Destiny Washington was then driven to Children’s Hospital of Alabama by way of private vehicle where she was later pronounced […]

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BPD officers, Chiefs board sleigh for neighborhood toy deliveries

The Birmingham Police Department boarded the holiday sleigh on Tuesday, February 23, 2020 to deliver toys to children in several neighborhoods. Members of BPD ‘s Command Staff, including Chief of Police Patrick D. Smith, Assistant Chief Darnell Davenport and Deputy Chief Ron Sellers joined the officers and Mr. and Mrs. Clause on board to deliver […]

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BPD delivers holiday gifts to children who lost parents to COVID-19

The Birmingham Police Department deployed its Christmas sleigh Monday, December 22, 2020 to shower the McCall family with gifts. Francesca McCall recently adopted five of her sister’s children after both her sister and brother-in-law passed away due to COVID-19. McCall already has seven biological children of her own, so she is now caring for 12 […]

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