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Police Citizens Advisory Council Now Accepting Public Comment

July 9, 2020 Click to view Police Citizens Advisory Council Now Accepting Public Comment

The Huntsville Police Citizens Advisory Council (HPCAC) is undertaking a review of police actions that occurred before and during recent protest events in Huntsville from May 30 to June 5. Part of the HPCAC review includes input from the general public. Residents may now submit their comments through an Online Form at HuntsvilleAL.gov/PoliceCitizensAdvisoryCouncil. The form will be active through August 7. While the review process is expected to take time, HPCAC Chair [more]

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Homicide Investigation

July 9, 2020 Click to view Homicide Investigation

Huntsville Police responded to the area of the 2700 block of Oakwood Rd. at approximately 8:30 am reference a body that was in a grassy area at this location. When officers arrived a deceased male was found in an open area at the location. The male is 20-30 yrs. old. The specific manner of death is not being released at this time. The investigation continues. If anyone has any information about [more]

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Assault and Death Investigation Case

July 8, 2020 Click to view Assault and Death Investigation Case

Overnight at approximately 11:40 pm Officers were flagged down about an assault on the 2000 block of Levert St. Once they were at the residence they found an assault victim with non-life threatening injuries inside the home. They also found a deceased individual. Our Major Crimes Investigators are working the assault and death investigation. The investigation continues.

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Graffiti Investigations

June 23, 2020 Click to view Graffiti Investigations

Overnight, more disturbing graffiti was discovered at the overpass of Governors Dr and Memorial Parkway. There was similar graffiti left on the overpass at Airport Rd and Memorial Parkway discovered in the early morning hours of June 13th.  Investigators have had at least one person of interest that was provided through an anonymous tip on the Airport Rd case.  Anyone with information in these cases is encouraged to call Criminal [more]

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Unlawful Assembly Investigations

June 5, 2020 Click to view Unlawful Assembly Investigations

Huntsville Police is currently conducting multiple investigations into criminal activity that occurred during the unlawful assembly downtown this past Wednesday night. The North Alabama Multi-Agency Crime Center (NAMACC) and Criminal Investigations Center (CID) have been reviewing evidence and other material for these investigations. Today, we have arrested 52 yr old Patrick Joseph McCool for disorderly conduct. This criminal charge is for acts that evening that involved picking up and throwing one [more]

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City of Huntsville prepares for more peaceful demonstrations

June 2, 2020 Click to view City of Huntsville prepares for more peaceful demonstrations

The City of Huntsville is preparing for more demonstrations this week as the community and nation continue to mourn the tragic death of George Floyd. Huntsville Police and City departments are working with area leaders to ensure a safe and peaceful event on Wednesday sponsored by the NAACP. The demonstration on Monday in Big Spring Park and subsequent march around the courthouse square was scheduled as a three-hour event and largely [more]

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HPD Chief McMurray Statement Regarding The Death Of George Floyd In Minnesota

June 1, 2020 Click to view HPD Chief McMurray Statement Regarding The Death Of George Floyd In Minnesota

“The misconduct of a few officers several hundred miles away has once again brought national attention and doubt on the profession of law enforcement. I have spent this last week in communication with Huntsville Police Department employees, the Mayor’s Office and our City Council Members emphasizing the intolerable and inexcusable in-custody death of George Floyd. The video is heart-wrenching and angers police leaders across the country. HPD extends our deepest condolences [more]

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Auto Theft and Drug Trafficking Arrests

May 15, 2020 Click to view Auto Theft and Drug Trafficking Arrests

STAC Agents and the HPD Anti-Crime Team made two arrests today in connection to auto theft and drug trafficking. Cash and weapons were also seized in the overnight 24-hr investigation. Cousins, Thirty-one yr. old Damion Doral Drake and 27 yr. old Jamee Shaquen Drake were arrested. The investigation began earlier in the week with a tip about illegal narcotics sales occurring at a residence in North Madison County. This lead to [more]

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Arrest – Norwood Dr Shooting

April 28, 2020 Click to view Arrest – Norwood Dr Shooting

Huntsville Police have arrested 20 yr-old Marquise Grays for assault 2nd degree and are looking for another female suspect in a shooting that occurred just after 7pm on 04/27/20. One of the victim’s stated there was an altercation earlier in the day and the female offender involved stated she “would get her brother to handle it”. She and Marques Grays returned just after 7pm in a grey Toyota to the [more]

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Mayor Battle Statement on Vandalism to Etz Chayim Synagogue  

April 9, 2020 Click to view Mayor Battle Statement on Vandalism to Etz Chayim Synagogue  

Mayor Tommy Battle released the following statement regarding the overnight vandalism at the South Huntsville Etz Chayim Synagogue. “The City of Huntsville condemns anti-Semitism in the strongest possible terms. This despicable act took place on the first night of Passover, one of the most important religious times in the Jewish year. We seek to find those who perpetrated this crime, and I urge anyone with information about the vandalism to report [more]

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