Selma Police Department

Interim Police Chief Gives Candid Assessment on the State of Selma PD

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Public safety is always a top priority in any municipality and the city of Selma is no exception. Alabama News Network sat down for a one on one interview with the Selma’s interim police chief to get his assessment of the police department. Interim Chief Robert Green says his main objective is to put the…

Long-time Police Officer Wraps Up Career in Selma

From the West Alabama Newsroom– One of Selma’s Finest is calling it quits after more than 37 years of service on the police force. Sgt. Roy Nix has been protecting and serving the people of Selma — since 1981. He’s logged thousands of miles as part of the Selma Police Department traffic division. His entire law enforcement career has spanned…

Selma Police Officers Call for Chief to Resign

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A group of officers within the Selma Police Department are calling for the chief of police to resign. A letter asking for Chief Spencer Collier to step down has been circulating for about a week. The letter claims to be from a group of officers and supervisors at the Selma Police Department. Collier says some…

Selma Police Investigate City’s First Murder of 2018

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma Police are investigating the city’s first murder of 2018. Lt. Tory Neely says a California man was found shot to death at around 6:30 Tuesday night on the 2500 block of Summerfield Road. Neely says the victim has been identified as 32 year old Michael Stone. Neely says Stone was shot multiple times and…

Selma Police Investigate Rash of Armed Robberies

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma police are investigating a rash of armed robberies in downtown Selma that have some residents concerned about their safety. Police say there have been about six armed robberies downtown over a two week period. They say all of the robberies have happened within the area of a one mile radius. Police say they are…

Selma Man Found at Home Dead on Burned Bed

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A death investigation is underway in Selma after a man is found at home dead in a burned up bed. Lt. Tory Neely says the 28 year old man lived on the 400 block of Young Street. He says the man’s body was found inside his home Friday night by his girlfriend. “When he was…

Impact of SPD Gun Thefts Felt Throughout Selma-Dallas Co.

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The impact of hundreds of guns being stolen from the Selma Police Department and the subsequent investigations into the theft continue to be felt throughout the Selma community. Dallas County District Attorney Michael Jackson says investigations by the Attorney General’s Office, the ATF, and the FBI have slowed down the court system. The investigations stem…

Gun Thefts Trigger Investigations at Selma Police Department

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The theft of hundreds of guns from the Selma Police Department evidence vault has triggered joint investigations into the case by state and federal authorities. Police Chief Spencer Collier says he called the FBI in on the case to make sure its investigated as thoroughly as possible. Collier says guns are at the center of…

Evidence Tech at Selma Police Department Charged with Theft

From the West Alabama Newsroom– An evidence technician with the Selma Police Department is arrested for allegedly stealing guns and jewelry from the evidence vault. Chief Spencer Collier says Michelle Canterbury of Valley Grande was terminated and arrested Tuesday morning. Collier says Canterbury’s son was found in possession of the stolen jewelry. Two of three guns missing from the vault…