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Media Release 198- Birmingham Correctional Officer Arrested

Birmingham Correctional Officer Arrested

The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made of a Birmingham Police Department Correctional Officer assigned to the Custody Service Division. 

The suspect has been identified as: 

Lavetta Tywanna Brock, (40), B/F

On Sunday August 25, 2022, the Birmingham Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division was notified of an incident involving an assault committed by a Birmingham Correctional Officer on an inmate. The Birmingham Police Department took immediate action consistent with the Birmingham Police Department’s Use of Force Protocol. Brock was relieved of duty pending an internal investigation. The findings of the internal investigation led investigators to pursue criminal charges.  

Detectives presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. After an assessment of the case, an Assault 2nd warrant was issued for the arrest of Lavetta Brock. Brock was taken into custody and transported to the Jefferson County Jail where she will be held on a $15,000 bond.  

Lavetta Brock has been with the Birmingham Police Department as a correctional officer since July 2021. 

The Birmingham Police Department will continue to hold personnel  to a high ethical and moral standard. 

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Media Release 198- Birmingham Correctional Officer Arrested