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MPD Awarded 25 of its Officers with a Promotional Ceremony

The Montgomery Police Department celebrated their hardworking men and women with much deserved promotions. The MPD held a promotional ceremony for 25 of its officers at City Hall on Friday. Friends and family were able to attend the ceremony, which is the first time this has been able to happen since the Pandemic. One of the promotions being awarded on…

Manhunt Underway For Attempted Murder Suspect

A manhunt is underway for an attempted murder suspect. Montgomery Police are actively searching for 28-year-old Kevin Jenkins, Junior. Jenkins is wanted in connection with an assault on his girlfriend last Monday in the 3500 block of Coachman Road. Anyone who knows Jenkins’ whereabouts is asked to call Crimestoppers at 215-stop. You can remain anonymous. Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags:…

MPD Experiences Decrease in Celebratory Gunfire Reports Compared to 4th of July to Last Year

Montgomery Police Department reports that from July 4th at 6pm until 6am on July 5th, MPD responded to 486 service calls. MPD responded to 23 calls for shots fired, which is a 73% decrease (86 calls) from 2020. They responded to eight shopspotter calls. They were up four calls in 2021 compared to the four calls in 2020. The calls for fireworks were 144. This is a 47% decrease from 2020 as their were 270 calls. There were also six reports of damage to property from firearms.

City of Montgomery Names New Interim Police Chief

Mayor Steven Reed names Major Ramona Harris as new Interim Police Chief./Source: Alabama News Network The City of Montgomery has a new interim police chief. Mayor Steven Reed announced Friday morning that Major Ramona Harris will become the interim chief while the city continues to search for its permanent chief. Major Harris has been with the department for 18 years…

MPD Investigates Tuesday Night Shooting that Leaves One Man Dead

The Montgomery Police Department says one man is dead after a Tuesday night shooting. The shooting occurred around 9:30 on the 900 block of West South Boulevard where police found the victim dead. As of now, there is no further information on this shooting as MPD continues to investigate this article will be updated.   Categories: Crime, Montgomery, News Tags:…