Selma Police Department

Selma Police Officers to Get Huge Pay Increase

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Selma police officers will soon be getting an significant pay raise — along with an upgraded benefit package. A new Selma Police Department pay scale — passed by the city council Tuesday — will make Selma police officers — among the highest paid in the state. “Now an officer walking off the street in the…

Update: Selma Murder Victim Identified as High School Basketball Coach

This is an update to a story that Alabama News Network first brought you Thursday night: Selma police have now identified the victim in the city’s first murder case of 2021. Police say 56-year-old Christopher Harrell was shot and killed around 6 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Lannie’s #2 barbecue restaurant at the corner of Medical Center Parkway…

Dallas Co. Deputy Facing Multiple Criminal Charges

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A Dallas County sheriff’s deputy finds himself on the wrong side of the law tonight — facing multiple charges. Thirty year old Joshua Davidson of Greenville is charged for kidnapping — sodomy — and human trafficking — after a woman claims he sexually assaulted her — during a traffic stop. The woman claims it happened…

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….

Three Finalists Chosen in Selma Police Chief Search

From the West Alabama Newsroom– The city of Selma is one step closer to announcing a new police chief. The selection committee has now narrowed the search — down to three finalists. Lt. Kenta Fulford of the Selma Police Department — former Butler County Sheriff Kenneth Hardin — and Dr. Stephanie Stewart from the Department of Pardons and Paroles —…

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…