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Media Release 234

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Thursday morning, September 30, 2021. The victim will be identified upon notification of next of kin.  Just after 8:30 a.m., officers responded to 4705 Kingston Avenue on a call of a person down. The call came in from […]

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Media Release 233

Assistant Chief Darnell Davenport Resigns from BPD   The Birmingham Police Department reports Assistant Chief Darnell Davenport will be stepping down as Assistant Chief in October 2021 to pursue a new opportunity in the private sector.  Assistant Chief Davenport joined the Birmingham Police Department on February 16, 2019 as Deputy Chief of the Patrol Bureau. Under […]

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Media Release 232

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department’s detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Saturday September 25,2021. The victim has been identified as Joshua Rogers, (26), b/m of Birmingham, Alabama.  Just after 4:30 p.m., officers from the West Precinct responded to a call of a person shot at 108 Dougan Avenue at an […]

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Media Release 231

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident  occurred on Saturday, September 25, 2021. The victim has been identified as Marion Reynolds (61), b/m of Birmingham, Alabama.  At approximately 9:37 a.m., officers from the West Precinct responded to the 3900 block of Mineral Ave SW after receiving a call […]

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Media Release 230

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The initial incident occurred on Friday night September 17, 2021. The victim has been identified as Ashley Canty, (28),  b/f of Birmingham, Alabama.  At approximately 9:00 p.m., officers from the North Precinct responded to a call of a one car accident in the […]

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Media Release 229

Suspect in Custody after Fatal Hit & Run The Birmingham Police Department reports Hit & Run Investigators are conducting a hit and run investigation after a person was fatally struck on Interstate-59 South. On Thursday, September 23, 2021, at around 12:25 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to Interstate-59 South near the Roebuck Parkway Exit […]

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Media Release 228 Homicide Investigation Underway in the Morton Simpson Housing Community

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred  on Wednesday , September 22, 2021 in the Morton Simpson Housing Community. The victim will be identified upon notification of next of kin.  At approximately 9:35 p.m. the 911 Communication Division received a ShotSpotter alert of eight rounds fired […]

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Media Release 227-Missing Person Alert-Steven Darrelle Sampson

Missing Person Alert The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are enlisting the assistance of the public in a missing person investigation. The missing person has been identified as: Steven Darrelle Sampson (50), B/M, 6 foot 2 inches tall, and 245 pounds.  Steven Darrel Sampson was last seen at his job on September 10, 2021 at […]

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Media Release 226

Hit and Run Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a hit-and-run investigation. Detectives requests assistance from the public in identifying a person of interest in the attached videos. On Saturday, September 18th, 2021 at approximately 2:15 AM an unknown black male (seen in the three videos) parked his Black Hummer at Pump […]

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Media Release 225

Arrest Made in Robbery Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to a robbery investigation at Family Dollar (2003 Avenue F). The suspect has been identified as: Gilbert Coates, (33), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. The robbery occurred on Sunday, September 19, 2021, at Family Dollar (2003 […]

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