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UAB breaks ground on new Police Department Headquarters

By Tyler Greer UAB News   University of Alabama at Birmingham officials broke ground last week on a new two-story, 28,000-square-foot facility that will be the new UAB...

Mobile Police Department promotes first African American female major

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Bareneise Dixon has made history by becoming the first African American female major in the Mobile Police Department. Her promotion Friday,...

New UAB program offers special needs training online for law enforcement

By Adam Pope UAB News A new educational program offered by the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions, in conjunction with the Interaction...

Alabama police end NAACP sit-in against attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The national president of the NAACP and five others were arrested after staging a sit-in Tuesday at...

After ‘disturbing’ video of handcuffed black woman, Jeffco officials seek meeting...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Jefferson County Commissioners Sandra Little Brown and David Carrington said Tuesday they plan to meet with Homewood's mayor to discuss a video...

Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in Castile death

By Kyle Potter and Amy Forliti ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota police officer has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the killing of...

Video shows man had hands up before police shooting

By Justin Juozapavicius Associated Press TULSA, Okla. — An unarmed black man killed by a white Oklahoma officer who was responding to a stalled vehicle can...

Black police recruit hopes to shatter perceptions

By Amanda Lee Myers Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - Renata Phillip was 11 years into a satisfying teaching career when she shocked her friends and...

Violence rocks Milwaukee after police-involved shooting

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Violence over the police-involved shooting of an black armed man in Milwaukee, MN gripped the community early Monday morning. Police responded to...

Report blasts Baltimore police over racial bias, force

By Juliet Linderman and Eric Tucker Associated Press BALTIMORE -- The Justice Department and Baltimore police agreed to negotiate court-enforceable reforms after a scathing federal report...

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