Capital Murder Arrest

June 11, 2021 Click to view Capital Murder Arrest

The Huntsville Police Department charged an 18-year-old with Capital Murder on Friday, June 11, for the shooting death of Jaylen King, 23. Officers were dispatched to the 4500 block of Bob Wallace Avenue around 11 a.m. on Friday, May 7, after receiving a call about a person who appeared to be asleep in their vehicle. When officers arrived, they attempted to wake the person, later identified as King, and found he [more]

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Traffic Safety Checkpoints

June 11, 2021 Click to view Traffic Safety Checkpoints

The Huntsville Police Department D.U.I. Task Force will conduct Traffic Safety checkpoints through the weekend. If you are stopped at a Traffic Safety Checkpoint be prepared to present your driver’s license, proof of insurance and vehicle registration to officers. The Task Force utilizes data provided by NASO (North Alabama Safety Office) to determine traffic accident hotspots across the City. There are 57 designated hotspots throughout Huntsville, and officers will conduct [more]

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Three Huntsville Police Captains Promoted to Deputy Chief Rank

June 11, 2021 Click to view Three Huntsville Police Captains Promoted to Deputy Chief Rank

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) promoted three captains to the rank of Deputy Chief on Friday, June 11. The three officers have more than 70 years combined of law enforcement experience. Captain Charles Brooks was promoted to Deputy Chief of Operations Bureau, Captain DeWayne McCarver was promoted to Deputy Chief of Investigations Bureau and Captain Scott Hudson was promoted to Deputy Chief of Administrative Bureau. As Huntsville experiences unprecedented growth, the new [more]

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Huntsville Police Officer Actions Ruled Out of Policy

June 3, 2021 Click to view Huntsville Police Officer Actions Ruled Out of Policy

The Huntsville Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division has concluded its investigation into the actions of officers during their response to a 911 call by a convenience store employee at 905 Memorial Parkway at 6 p.m., on Sunday, May 30. During the response, the subject of the citizen-call resisted arrest, and the responding officers employed use-of-force techniques to gain compliance. Internal Affairs’ investigation included review of all body camera, in-store surveillance camera, and [more]

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Statement from the Huntsville Police Department

June 1, 2021 Click to view Statement from the Huntsville Police Department

“The Huntsville Police Department responded to a 911 call placed by a convenience store employee at 905 Memorial Parkway at 6 p.m., on Sunday, May 30. After an officer arrived on the scene and made contact with the suspect, the individual was non-compliant. The officer called for backup. An altercation with police subsequently occurred resulting in the arrest of Kemontae Hobbs, 22, for resisting arrest and obstructing government operations. We [more]

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