News & Updates
Category: Huntsville Police

Budget Inn Investigation

Huntsville Police need assistance with a  Homicide Investigation that began July 13th, 2018. The victim in this case, 40 year old Ryan Baker, was found deceased in a room at the Budget Inn on University Dr. Investigators are releasing a few still-camera photos that show [more]

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Police Chief Mark McMurray Statement on Huntsville Police Office Arrest

Police Chief Mark McMurray released the following statement on today’s arrest of Officer William Darby with regard to the officer-involved shooting on Deramus Avenue in April. “Suicide and mental illness are a national epidemic. Huntsville is not immune from the consequences of these personal tragedies. As a [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on Huntsville Police Office Arrest

Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement on today’s arrest of Officer William Darby with regard to the officer-involved shooting on Deramus Avenue in April. “Suicide is a tragedy and has become all too prevalent in our society. It impacts our friends and families, our workplace, and [more]

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HPD Officer Arrest

A Madison County Grand Jury yesterday indicted Huntsville Police Officer William Darby on charges of murder with regard to an officer-involved shooting on Deramus Avenue in April 2018. Officer Darby was formally arrested and bonded out this morning. The incident in question occurred April 3, 2018.  [more]

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School ZoneAwareness

The Huntsville City Schools system as well as other schools within the city will start the new school year next week. The Huntsville Police Department wants to remind everyone about school zone safety and the laws that pertain to them. Especially the decreased speed [more]

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Huntsville Police Department applying for a United States Dept. of Justice, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant

The Huntsville Police Department, of the City of Huntsville, Alabama, will be applying for a United States Dept. of Justice, Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $160,023.00. The City of Huntsville will be dividing the award amount 50/50 with the Madison [more]

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STAC Arrest

On July 12, 2018, Agents with the Madison-Morgan County STAC Team conducted an investigation into 24 yr old Forod Muhammed Rushton and his involvement in trafficking heroin.  Mr. Rushton is from Detroit. He was arrested for Trafficking Heroin and POM 1st.  Agents located approx. 50 [more]

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Huntsville City Schools Emergency Response Exercise – July 18th 2018 at 8:00am

The Huntsville Police Department would like media and the public to be aware of a Huntsville City Schools Emergency Response Exercise being conducted Wednesday,  July 18th at 8am. This year, the exercise will be held at the new Grissom High School.  Contact our P.I.O. if [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will be conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoints through this weekend. If you are stopped at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint be prepared to present your driver license, proof of insurance and vehicle tag registration to the officers. The Task Force [more]

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Town Hall Meeting – Quality of Life Forum

Tonight at the Jaycees on Airport Rd from 6pm-730pm, The Huntsville Community Watch Association will be having a Quality of Life Forum hosted by Huntsville Police. This Town Hall meeting is free and open to the public. Several representatives from different city departments to include [more]

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