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Mayor Steven Reed: ‘I Want Montgomery to be the Safest City in the Country’

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed’s Transition Team hosted the final day of public meetings Thursday. The Public Safety Committee heard from MPD Chief Finley, District Attorney Daryl Bailey and MPS Superintendent Ann Roy Moore. Chief Finley says the biggest challenges for MPD in 2020 are funding (technology & vehicles), recruiting, retention and recidivism. When asked what the number one thing he…

UPDATE: Alex City Mayor and Wife Face Assault Charges

Courtesy of Alex City Government The mayor of Alex City is facing assault charges after a fist fight Monday night in council chambers. Authorities say the fight happened during a council meeting Monday night between Mayor Shaw, his wife and councilman Tony Goss. The two got into a heated exchange over city finances. Shaw says during the exchange, Goss swore…