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Media Release 25

Officer Involved Shooting Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the deceased subject that was fatally wounded during an officer involved shooting that occurred on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. The deceased has been identified as Eusi Malik Kater Jr., (21), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama. The Alabama State Bureau […]

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Media Release 24

Officer Involved Shooting At approximately 2:14 p.m., officers from South Precinct responded to the vicinity of the 100 block of 5th Avenue South West on a ShotSpotter call. The Birmingham 911 Communications Division also received calls of a male firing a weapon at another person. Officers responded and attempted to make contact with the suspect. […]

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Media Release 23

Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in the homicide of  Timothy Gabriel Hall. The suspect has been identified as: Lawrence Eaton, (29), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama Detectives presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. After an assessment of the information, Detectives obtained a […]

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Media Release 22

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on January 18, 2021 in the 1400 block of Bankhead Highway. The victim has been identified as Kenneth Buford, (47), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 12:22 p.m. officers from the West Precinct responded to the location on a […]

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Media Release 21

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, January 17, 2021. The victim has been identified as: Timothy Hall, (39), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 2:45 a.m., East Precinct officers responded to the 200 block of 62nd Street South on report of a shot spotter alert. […]

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Media Release 20

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, January 14, 2021. The victim will be identified upon notification of next of kin. At approximately 8:48 p.m., Officers from East Precinct responded to a call of two people shot. The call originated from 5315 Pinson Valley […]

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Media Release 19

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday, January 14, 2021. The victim will be identified upon notification of next of kin. At approximately 8:48 p.m., Officers from East Precinct responded to a call of two people shot. The call originated from 5315 Pinson Valley […]

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Media Release 18

Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying persons of interest featured in the photos and videos. On January 10, 2020, at approximately 4:08 p.m., the subjects depicted entered the 77th Food Mart located at 217 Oporto Madrid Blvd South. The subjects in the video […]

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VIDEO: Happy Birthday, Chief Smith!

Monday, January 18 marked Birmingham Chief of Police Patrick D. Smith’s birthday. To honor and show appreciation for his leadership, dozens of officers recorded surprise video messages for Chief Smith and the compilation was posted to BPD social media accounts.  

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Media Release 17

Seeking Public Assistance in Cold Case Detectives are seeking the public’s assistance in solving the cold case murder of Richard Roberts. Roberts was murdered on March 28, 2018. At approximately 8:40 p.m., Officers responded to 1858 Francis Ave where Richard Roberts was found wounded by gunfire during a drive by shooting. The victim was outside […]

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