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Chief Kenta Fulford Officially Takes the Reigns at Selma PD

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Friday was the first full day on the job for Selma’s new police chief. However Chief Kenta Fulford officially took the reigns of the police department after swearing in ceremony Thursday. Fulford was appointed police chief by the Selma City Council last month. He says recruiting and retaining officers — and community policing — will…

Selma’s new police chief officially takes reign of the department

Friday was the first full day on the job for Selma’s new police chief, Kenta Fulford. He officially took the reigns of the police department after a swearing in ceremony Thursday: “Just excited and ready to go to work.” Fulford said. The new top cop was appointed police chief by the Selma City Council last month. Retired Selma Police Lt….

Search for Police Chief Moves Forward in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The search to find a permanent new police chief to lead the Selma Police Department — continues to move forward. City council President Corey Bowie said the search committee is looking to cut the list of candidates in half during the upcoming interview process. “Yeah, we’re making progress to appoint the next leader of the…

Fire & Police Chief Search Amps Up in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– City officials in Selma are beginning to amp up the process of finding  new chiefs to head up the fire and police departments. Council president Corey Bowie says Selma should have a new fire chief in place — by the end of August. Former Fire Chief Toney Stephens resigned suddenly back in April after nearly…

Montgomery Mayor, Police Chief Speak Out On Crime

Following a weekend homicide, Montgomery’s mayor and police chief are once again speaking out on violence in the city. Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange and Police Chief Ernest Finley sat down with media to talk about the city’s most recent crime statistics – and they are once again  telling Montgomery residents that their crime initiatives are working. Montgomery Mayor Todd Strange, weighed…

New Georgiana Police Chief Shares Plans for City

Chief Carlton Cook speaks with a city resident. The city of Georgiana once again has a police chief. In October of 2016, former Georgiana Chief David Scruggs resigned. The new chief is Butler County native Carlton Cook. “I grew up in Greenville, small place called Pigeon Creek, it’s in Butler County.” Cook says. “I attended Greenville High School, graduated 1990….

City Council Appoints New Police Chief in Tallassee

The Tallassee City Council voted Wednesday to appoint Matt Higgins as the city’s new police chief. Higgins worked for the Montgomery Police Department for 22 years before retiring last year.  He also has worked for the Autauga County Sheriff’s Office and is a veteran of the Air Force.   Categories: News Tags: Local News, police chief, tallassee

Lonzo Ingram Steps Down as Greenville Police Chief

Former Chief Ingram giving new Chief Justin Lovvorn a few tips. After 45 years in law enforcement with almost 32 of them as the Greenville Police Chief, Lonzo Ingram retired at the last city council meeting. He turned in his badge and is letting the next generation of law enforcement step forward. Ingram changed a lot in his time as chief, including bringing…

Millbrook Middle School Student Charged after Clown Threat

On Monday evening, September 19, Millbrook police officials and officials from the Elmore County Board of Education were made aware of a posts on Instagram, which depicted a picture of a menacing clown and a caption that stated; “ I will be at Stanhope Wednesday, so be ready.” On Tuesday night a second series of post appeared on Instagram. These posts also depicted…