Sheriff Andre Brunson

One Person Dead in Crash Involving Macon County Deputy

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is investigating a fatal crash involving a Macon County Deputy. ALEA State Troopers say the wreck happened Tuesday, January 20, around 5:30 PM. The crash between a Macon County Deputy and civilian vehicle occurred at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Highway and Lake Street in Tuskegee. A passenger in the civilian vehicle died…

Macon County Deputies Investigating Cross Burning

  Macon County Sheriff Andre Brunson says deputies are investigating a cross burning. It happened on the Macon County Road 54 overpass that goes over Interstate 85. That’s between Tuskegee and Auburn. The cross was spotted last night. The sheriff is asking people to be aware of their surroundings, especially at night, and to stay home if possible. If you…

i-Team: Policing POV

In addition to handguns and handcuff, a growing number of law enforcement agencies nationwide have added body cameras to the list of standard issue equipment for their officers. Since many cameras started recording over the last few years, the public has been able to see what happened during some heated and controversial encounters. Some of the most recent cases in…

i-TEAM: Trooper Shortage

If you drive Alabama’s roads, it’s hard not to notice who you don’t see much of: Alabama state troopers. You can drive for at least an hour in any direction without ever seeing one. It could be because they’re hiding, but most likely, it’s because there aren’t enough of them. Alabama only has 243 troopers on the job. That’s among…