Pike County Law Enforcement

Church Safety: A Primary Focus for Law Enforcement

An active shooter can strike at any time, including at church. That’s why Pike County law enforcement held a 2020 Church Safety Summit at First Baptist Church of Troy on Saturday. More than 400 people of fifty five churches from Pike and surrounding counties signed up for the training course. The two-part summit was taught by the Shelby County Sheriff’s…

Transport Bill Waiting On Governor’s Signature

A bill that would allow Pike County law enforcement to help individuals with possible mental illness is waiting on Governor Kay Ivey’s signature. Current Pike County laws do not allow local law enforcement to help people they encounter who show signs of possible mental illness. “If a police officer were to come upon a person exhibiting symptoms of mental illness,…