Police Chief James Barber

Alabama Officer Fired After Shooting Into Moving Car

An Alabama police officer has been fired after superiors found he improperly followed a suspect into a neighboring jurisdiction and fired his gun without justification. Al.com reports Mobile police announced Wednesday that officer Ivan Lopez was terminated for policy violations committed Saturday. Police Chief James Barber said Lopez was on a DUI patrol when he followed a driver seen swerving…

Kin of Teen Killed by Police Seek Charges, Criticize Panel

Supporters of the family of a 19-year-old man shot and killed by a Mobile police officer are calling for criminal charges against the officer and for Mayor Sandy Stimpson to remove himself from a police citizens advisory council selection process. AL.com reports that in her first public comments since her son Michael Moore’s shooting, Shunta Daugherty continued to question Tuesday…