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Media Release 254

December 2, 2020

Cold Case Murder Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports and arrest has been made in the murder of Justin Lett. The suspect has been identified as Cameron Cook, (29), male of Birmingham, Alabama. After an extensive investigation, Detectives from the Birmingham Police Department’s Homicide Cold Case Unit presented information gathered on the case to […]

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Chief Smith joins statewide PSA on domestic abuse

December 2, 2020

Chief Patrick D. Smith of the Birmingham Police Department has been vocal about domestic abuse and the toll it has taken on Birmingham this year, especially amid the COVID-19 pandemic. He recently joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office of the Northern District of Alabama to release a public service announcement regarding domestic abuse. The PSA begins […]

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Media Release 253

November 25, 2020

Double Homicide Investigation Update The Birmingham Police Department reports the second victim in the double homicide investigation that occurred on November 22, 2020 has been identified. The second victim has been identified as: Darnell Ogletree, (22), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama. This is Birmingham’s 96th homicide investigation of 2020 with 13 justifiable death investigations and 1 […]

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Media Release 252

November 25, 2020

Double Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a double homicide investigation. The incident occurred early Monday morning on November 22, 2020. The victim has been identified as: Johnathan Jackson, (48) w/m, of Hueytown, Alabama. The other victim’s identity will be released upon formal identification and notification of next of kin. At […]

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Media Release 251

November 25, 2020

Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives conducted a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, November 22, 2020. The victim has been identified as Richard Vaughn, b/m, (39), of Birmingham, Alabama. At approximately 10:33 p.m., officers from East Precinct responded to the Captain D’s restaurant located at 9973 Parkway East on a call […]

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