Major Crimes Unit investigation

November 22, 2023 Click to view Major Crimes Unit investigation

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) is conducting a homicide investigation following a shooting at 3902 Cobb Road on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 10:47 p.m. HPD officers in the area on an unrelated call located the victim after hearing a loud altercation and gunshots. The victim was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. His identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. Major Crimes Unit Investigators believe this was [more]

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Major Crimes Unit arrest

November 17, 2023 Click to view Major Crimes Unit arrest

Update: Investigators have obtained a hindering prosecution warrant for Lattorrie Gaddis’ wife. 34-year-old Deserea Pilar Cunningham was taken into custody by authorities in Sylacauga, Alabama this afternoon and booked in the Talladega County Jail on the charge. She will be extradited to Huntsville and booked into the Madison County Jail on the charge at a later date. Following a lengthy investigation, Huntsville Police Department (HPD) Investigators filed charges related to the kidnapping and [more]

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Traffic Alert: Veterans Day Parade

November 9, 2023 Click to view Traffic Alert: Veterans Day Parade

Motorists should expect traffic delays in downtown Huntsville Saturday, Nov. 11, for the Veterans Day Parade. Road closures will begin as early as 7 a.m. The parade begins at Lot K on Clinton Avenue and ends on Meridian Street. All other impacted intersections and streets will close in phases starting at 8 a.m. See attached map for more route details. Please use caution due to heavy vehicle and pedestrian traffic. All roads [more]

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HPCAC Showcase Event – Going behind the scenes at Huntsville Police Training Academy

November 7, 2023 Click to view HPCAC Showcase Event – Going behind the scenes at Huntsville Police Training Academy

Modern-day police training has adapted to incorporate a more comprehensive and community-oriented approach. Huntsville Police have been at the forefront of this evolution and continually work to increase transparency, reduce use-of-force incidents, revise policies and increase diversity. The rise in mental health-related calls has further shaped new programs in law enforcement. HPD has led the state by implementing mental health training for all its officers and by creating a co-responder program [more]

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Huntsville Police to host multi-agency training exercise

November 6, 2023 Click to view Huntsville Police to host multi-agency training exercise

The Huntsville Police Department (HPD) will host a large-scale training exercise on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at The Orion Amphitheater. Citizens may observe a large police and emergency medical service presence in the area surrounding the amphitheater from 6 a.m. until 2 p.m. The multi-agency exercise will include HPD, Madison County Sheriff’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Huntsville-Madison County Rescue Squad and Huntsville Emergency Medical Services Inc. (HEMSI). In the interest [more]

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