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Montgomery Mayor, Police Chief Address Violent Crime

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed addressing reporters as Montgomery Police Chief Ernest Finley stands behind him. – Alabama News Network Montgomery Police Chief Ernest Finley and Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed held a news conference this morning to address violent crime in the city. Alabama News Network aired the news conference live. So far, Montgomery has recorded 57 homicides this year. That…

MPD Adds 12 New Officers to River Region

The Montgomery Police Department sworn in new officers on Thursday, Oct 15. The 12 new officers received their police badges and certificates from Police Chief Earnest Finley at their academy graduation. Chief Finley says the officers will begin training on the streets of Montgomery with a focus on community engagement. New officer Rene Helton says building morale and a relationship…

Montgomery Mayor, Police Chief to Review Policing Policies

Montgomery Mayor Steven Reed has released a statement to say that he and Police Chief Ernest Finley will be reviewing policing practices. Nationally, there have been cries for police reform in the wake of the death of George Floyd at the hands of a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Reed and Finley say the Montgomery Police Department will join the…