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Media Release 162-Arson Unclassified Death Investigation- Eufaula Avenue

August 9, 2022

Arson / Unclassified Death Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting an arson / unclassified death investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. The victim will be identified upon notification to the next of kin. At approximately 2:45 AM, West Precinct officers were dispatched to the 1300 Block of Eufaula Avenue on report […]

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Media Release 161- Arrest Made in the Ja’Kia Winston Homicide Investigation

August 8, 2022

Arrest Made in the Ja’Kia Winston Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to the murder of Ja’Kia Winston. She was killed on Sunday, August 7, 2022, while in the 800 Block of 2nd Avenue North. The suspect has been identified as: Ronald Demetrius White, […]

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Media Release 160-Homicide Investigation / Multiple People Shot / Exhibition Driving

August 8, 2022

Homicide Investigation / Multiple People Shot / Exhibition Driving The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, August 7, 2022. The victim has been identified as: Ja’Kia Winston, (19), B/F, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 3:00 AM, North Precinct officers were dispatched to the 800 Block of 2nd Avenue […]

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Media Release 159 – 2022 Swearing-In Ceremony

August 4, 2022

2022 Swearing-In Ceremony On Friday, August 5th, 2022 at 10:00 a.m, the Birmingham Police Department will be presenting our 2022 Swearing-In Ceremony. This ceremony will be held to welcome Chief Scott Thurmond as the 35th Chief of Police of the Birmingham Police Department. The ceremony will be held at the Botanical Gardens (2612 Lane Park […]

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Media Release 158-Homicide Investigation-15th Avenue North

August 1, 2022

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, July 31, 2022. The victim has been identified as: Robert Benard Lewis, (22), B/M, of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 2:25 AM, North Precinct officers were dispatched to the 1800 Block of 15th Avenue North on report of a person […]

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