Press Releases

Media Release 306

December 22, 2021

Response to Recent TikTok Threats The Birmingham Police Department is aware of the social media threat of violence at schools across the country. The Birmingham Police Department is working closely with School Board Superintendent, Dr. Mark Sullivan, and staff at the Birmingham City Schools. The Birmingham Police Department has increased patrols at all schools to […]

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Media Release 305-Homicide Investigation

December 15, 2021

Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a domestic related homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. The victim has been identified as Frank Winston, (37), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama  Just before 8:00 p.m., officers responded to 7564 66th Street South on a call of a person shot. Officers […]

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Media Release 304-Double Homicide Investigation

December 15, 2021

Double Homicide Investigation  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives are conducting a double homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. The victims have been identified as: Lorenzo Woods, (23), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama Courtney Woods, (22), b/m of Birmingham, Alabama  Just before 3:00 p.m., officers from the East Precinct responded to the […]

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Media Release 303

December 14, 2021

Arrest Made in Homicide  The Birmingham Police Department reports an arrest has been made in connection to the murder of Jeremy Fidel Jackson. The incident occurred on Sunday, December 12, 2021 at an apartment located 956 Pike Road Birmingham, Alabama 35218. The suspect has been identified as Laquandre Rashaud Kelly, (20), b/m, of Birmingham, Alabama. […]

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Media Release 302-Reclassification of Justifiable Homicide

December 14, 2021

Reclassification of Justifiable Homicide  The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have received a ruling in connection to the homicide investigation of Matthew Gelpin, (44), b/m of Birmingham, Alabama.  The incident occurred on Monday, November 22, 2021.  Investigators presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office for review. Following the assessment, the Jefferson County […]

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