News Releases

News Releases

'Put Safety First and Prevent the Worst' this Memorial Day Weekend

ALEA's Summer of Safety Playbook 2023

ALEA's Marine Patrol Launches National Safe Boating Week and Offers Free Vessel Inspections

ALEA: Two Wheels, Four Wheels, We All Must Share the Road

ALEA Marks One-Year Anniversary, Highlights the Success of LEADS

Sixth Arrest Made in Connection to the Tallapoosa County Death Investigation

Fifth Arrest Made in Dadeville Death Investigation

Fourth Arrest Made in Dadeville Death Investigation

Third Arrest Made in Dadeville Death Investigation 

Two Arrests Made in Dadeville Death Investigation

ALEA Provides Dadeville Update and Asks for Public's Assistance

ALEA Provides Second Update in Dadeville Death Investigation - Secretary Taylor Issues Statement 

ALEA SBI Launches Death Investigation in Tallapoosa County

ALEA Trooper Injured in the Line of Duty

Just Drive: April Marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month 

Capital Murder Arrest Made in Connection to Officer-Involved Shooting in Huntsville

ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor Issues Statement for Fallen Huntsville Police Officer 

Secure Your Load and Avoid Litter in the Road - ALEA Partners with PALS for Anti-Litter Campaign

ALEA's Marine Patrol Set to Launch Spring Boating Basics/License Course - Courses Added to Southern and Central Portions of the State

ALEA Launches 3rd Annual 'Think Smart Before You Start Spring Break' Campaign - Focusing on the Dangers of Opioids and Impaired Driving

Spring Break Safety Tips 2023

SBI Investigates Homicide in Maccon County, Two Arrested

ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor Announces New Director of DPS

'Lights and Sirens!' ALEA Reminds Motorists How to Properly and Safely Yield to Emergency Vehicles

ALEA Marine Patrol Set to Launch Spring Boating Basics License Courses

'You Do Have A Choice' ALEA Supports National Passenger Safety Week

ALEA's Holiday and 2022 End-of-the-Year Stats

ALEA Announces Firearms Prohibited Person Database

ALEA Secretary Issues Statement Mourning the Loss Sheriff Joe Sedinger

Travel Safe, Arrive Safe - Holiday Safety

Be Ready Be Safe--ALEA Winter Weather Safety Tips

Travel Safe, Arrive Safe - Holiday Safety

ALEA Troopers Investigate Eight Traffic Fatalities Over the 2022 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period

Save Room for Safety this Thanksgiving

ALEA Troopers, Special Agents and Driver License Examiners Receive Distinguished Service Awards

ALEA's Marine Patrol Division Shares Additional Boating Basics Courses.

‘Children’s Safety First, Halloween Fun Second’ Safety Initiative - ALEA’s SBI Warns of Drugs Cloned to Look Like Candy

1 Bus + 1 Driver = A BIG Impact on Education ALEA Highlights National School Bus Safety Week

ALEA News Release Sr Trooper TerMarlon Blair Named Trooper of the Year in Montgomery Sept 2022

ALEA 'Trains' Citizens on Railroad Safety During the Nationwide Initiative: Operation Clear Track

ALEA's Marine Patrol Division Announces Fall Schedule of Boating Basics and License Courses

ALEA Investigates 10 Traffic Fatalities, Zero Marine-Related Fatalities During Labor Day Weekend 2022

As the Sun Sets on '101 Days of Summer Safety,' ALEA Kicks Off the 2022 Football Season with 'Play Hard, Win Big Safety Campaign'

ALEA Secretary Issues Statement Concerning the Loss of Fallen Mt. Vernon Police Officer Ivan Lopez

ALEA Recognizes Employees Who Played an Integral Role in the Success of LEADS

ALEA Soars into America's Best-Looking Cruiser Contest Featuring the Legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen

ALEA's SBI Investigates Homicide in Flomaton

ALEA Offers the ABCs of Back-to-School Safety

ALEA Issues Statement Regarding Recent Bomb Threats to Collegiate Schools

ALEA Troopers Investigate Eight Traffic Fatalities and Eight Boating Crashes During 2022 Fourth of July Weekend 

ALEA Secretary Issues Statement on Fallen Bibb County Sheriff's Deputy

Suspected Arrested in the Shooting of Two Bibb County Sheriff's Deputies - Blue Alert Cancelled

ALEA Issues Blue Alert, Manhunt Underway for Suspect 

Stay Alive, Think Before you Drive this Fourth of July

ALEA's Marine Patrol Division Reminds Citizens to 'Be the Goat in Your Boat and Wear Your PFD'

ALEA Election Driver License Press Statement

ALEA Driver License Offices to Close June 20 in Observance of Juneteenth

ALEA Troopers Investigate 4 Traffic Fatalities, 3 Drownings During Memorial Day Weekend and Agency's '101 Days of Safety'

ALEA Issues Reminder of CodeRED in Observance of National Missing Children's Day

ALEA's 101 Days of Summer Safety Tips

ALEA Kicks Off '101 Days of Safety' with the Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

ALEA Announces Lifesaving Awards and Certificates of Recognition

ALEA Announces DHS Preparedness Grants and Deadline

Have You Obtained Your STAR ID Yet? Federal Deadline One Year Away

ALEA Successfully Launches LEADS, Driver License Offices are "Back Open for Business"

ALEA Issues Reminder Regarding LEADS and Temporary Driver License Office Closure

ALEA Special Agent Injured in the Line of Duty

ALEA and ALDOT Launch Saving Lives on I-85 Safety Campaign 

ALEA Launches Think Smart Before You Start Safety Campaign

ALEA Invites Public to Join Online Meetings for LEADS 

March Storm Press Release 

ALEA Celebrates National Reading Month and Offers Live Virtual Option for ‘Read Across America Day’

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency to Participate In Operation SafeDRIVE

ALEA's Marine Patrol Offers Boating Safety and License Course

ALEA Trooper Class 2021-B Graduates at ALEA's Training Center in Selma

ALEA Showcases Alert System on National Missing Persons Day

ALEA Launches 'Everyone is a Pedestrian' Safety Campaign

ALEA Among Winners of 2022 Community Policing in Action Photo Contest

ALEA Kicks Off 'Twelve Days of Safety' 

ALEA Announces Lifesaving Awards and Certificates of Recognition

ALEA's Deputy Secretary John Hamm Accepts Top Position with the Alabama Department of Corrections 

ALEA Secretary Issues Statement on Fallen Retired Wilcox County Deputy

ALEA Investigates Seven Traffic Fatalities Over the Thanksgiving Holiday

Suspect Arrested for the Attempted Murder of an ALEA Trooper, AFC Cancels Blue Alert

ALEA Trooper Assaulted, Suspect at Large

ALEA Offers Thanksgiving Safety Tips to Ensure Your Loved Ones Make it to the Table 

ALEA and Shelby County Partner to Open New Driver License Office

ABC and ALEA's SBI Host NLLEA Conference: A New Decade of Alcohol Law Enforcement

ALEA to Participate in Montgomery Academy's STEAMFest

ALEA: Fall into Safe Practices this Weekend 

ALEA Doing Its Part to Ensure the Public is Cyber Smart 

ALEA Secretary Issues Statement on Fallen Sheffield Police Officer - SBI Investigates Officer-Involved Shooting

ALEA Announces Lifesaving and Distinguished Service Awards 

ALEA Joins 'Operation Clear Track' Rail-Safety Initiative 

ALEA to Hold Surplus Fleet Auction 

ALEA Continues to See Downward Trend in Fatalities Over the 2021 Labor Day Weekend

ALEA Shares the Passing of Senior Trooper Jason Vice 

ALEA Encourages Everyone to End the Summer Safely this Labor Day Weekend 

ALEA Secretary Issues Statement Concerning Pelham Police Officer

ALEA Announces 'Drive to Arrive on U.S. 45' Safety Initiative 

ALEA: Safety Rules for Back-to-School

ALEA to Participate in Operation SafeDRIVE 

SBI Arrests Suspect in the Murder Investigation of Fallen Selma Police Officer

ALEA Secretary Issues Statement for Fallen Selma Police Officer

Vote ALEA for "America's Best-Looking Cruiser" Contest

ALEA Recovers 200K in Stolen Vehicles from Georgia After Pursuit in Jefferson County

ALEA Investigates 10 Fatalities During the 2021 Fourth of July Weekend

ALEA: 'Drive to Arrive' this Fourth of July Weekend

ALEA Joins Mississippi and Louisiana in 10-8 on 10 Safety Initiative 

ALEA's Secretary Issues Statement on I-65 Crash in Butler County 

ALEA Closes Driver License Offices in Observance of Juneteenth

ALEA's Secretary Issues Statement on Fallen Baldwin County Sheriff's Deputy 

ALEA  Announces the Passing of K-9 Indy 

ALEA Troopers Investigate Seven Traffic Fatalities and Zero Boating Fatalities During Memorial Day Weekend

ALEA: Know Before You Go this Memorial Day Weekend 

ALEA Trooper Class 2021-A Graduates Training Center in Selma

CodeRED: Alabama Unveils New Emergency Alert System

ALEA Launches National Safe Boating Week With Summer Safety Tips

ALEA Announces New Chief of Agency’s Driver License Division

ALEA Announces Retirements and Leadership Transitions

ALEA Urges Everyone to ‘Think Smart Before You Start’ This Spring Break

ALEA, St. Clair County Partner to Relocate Pell City Driver License Office to Larger Space

ALEA: Systems Restored After Outage Impacts Driver License Services

Alabama Prepares for Wintry Weather, Icy Roadways 

ALEA: Together for a Safer Internet 

ALEA's Alabama Fusion Center Receives National Recognition  

‘Tis the Season for Safety; ALEA Urges Motorists to Plan for Winter Weather this Holiday Season 

An Increase in ALEA Troopers Equals Decrease in  Holiday Traffic Fatalities  

ALEA Would be Thankful this Thanksgiving if You Remembered to Buckle Up and Drive Safely 

ALEA Resumes Driver License Operations at  New Location in Bay Minette

ALEA Alerts Customers Concerning Third-Party Website "UpCharging" for Driver License Renewals 

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Welcomes 52 New ALEA Troopers to the Agency During Graduation Ceremony in Selma

ALEA Gains Five Polygraph Examiners Upon Completion of Rigorous 10-Week Course in Selma 

Be Cyber Smart: ALEA Partners with DHS and CISA  for Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020 

9/16/2020 ALEA Continues to Modify Driver License Office Operations in Response to Tropical Storm Sally

9/15/2020 ALEA Modifies Driver License Office Operations in Response to Hurricane Sally

ALEA Modifies Driver License Office Operations in Response to Hurricane Sally 

SAVING LIVES; ALEA Troopers See Dramatic Decrease in Traffic Fatalities Over the Labor Day Weekend

ALEA Troopers Say ‘Less Drinking, More Thinking’ to  Arrive Alive this Labor Day Weekend 

ALEA’s Motor Carrier Safety Unit Locates Approximately $1 Million During Traffic Stop 

8/18/2020 ALEA and Madison County Partner to Open New Driver License Office in Madison 

7/8/2020 ALEA Investigates 8 Deaths on Roadways and Waterways During Fourth of July Weekend 

6/30/2020 ALEA Troopers Remind Motorists to 'Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over' During Fourth of July Weekend 

6/30/2020 ALEA's Marine Patrol Division Reminds Everyone to Play it Safe on the Water this Fourth of July Weekend 

6/27/2020 ALEA Resumes Normal Driver License Operations; Record Number of Alabama Citizens Served

6/16/2020 ALEA Advises the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Granted an Additional Extension for Expired Alabama CDL/CLP Licenses and Medical Certifications 

6/3/2020: ALEA's Secretary Hal Taylor Issues Statement on Moody Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty 

5/30/2020: Alabama's New Missing and Endangered Person Alert Effective Monday, June 1 

5/28/2020: ALEA Troopers Investigate Five Fatalities on Roadways, Four Fatalities on Waterways during Memorial Day Weekend 2020

5/18/2020: ALEA Troopers Urge Motorists, Boaters to Make Memorial Day Weekend a Safe One

5/8/2020: ALEA Finalizing Plans to Resume Normal Driver License Division Operations; Safety a Top Priority

5/5/2020: Troopers Arrest One of Two Drivers Involved in March 9 Deadly Crash; Second Driver at Large

4/8/2020: ALEA Dispels Rumors During Stay at Home Order

4/3/2020: ALEA Shares Information on DHS's Access Letter Template for Use During Stay at Home Order

4/3/2020: ALEA Offers DHS's Access Letter Template with Suggested Language and Structure

4/3/2020: ALEA Advises TSA has Granted Extension for Expired Security Threat Assessments for CDL Drivers with HazMat Endorsement

3/29/2020: ALEA's Marine Patrol Division Reminds Everyone about Social Distancing, Water Safety

3/27/2020: ALEA Advises Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has Granted Extension for Expired CDLs/CLPs and Medical Certification 

3/26/2020: ALEA Confirms STAR ID Deadline Extension, Further Limits In-Person Driver License Services

3/24/2020: ALEA Partners with Department of Education to Streamline Driver License Process for Teens

3/24/2020: ALEA Adds Vessel License to its Online Services Lineup

3/23/2020: ALEA Continues to Modify its Driver License Division Operations in Response to COVID-19

3/16/2020: ALEA Modifies Driver License Division Operations in Response to COVID-19

3/11/2020: ALEA's Online Driver License Renewal a Useful Tool as State Works to Limit Potential Exposure to COVID-19

3/9/2020: ALEA Aviation Rescue Paraglider Stranded in Tree Near Gurley

3/3/2020: Alabama Fusion Center's Human Trafficking Training Draws Attendees from Across the Nation  

2/14/2020: Alabama's STAR ID is Optional -- and Not Required to Vote 

2/11/2020: ALEA Now Offers STAR ID Issuance Station at its Downtown Montgomery Office

1/10/2020: ALEA Postpones Launch of Saturday Driver License Operations in Baldwin County as County Officials Announce Closures with Forecasts Calling for Severe Weather

1/10/2020: ALEA, Drug Task Force Arrest Suspect in Enterprise, Recover Narcotics and More

1/3/2020: ALEA Troopers Investigate 22 Traffic Deaths during 2019 Christmas-New Year's Holiday Travel Period

1/2/20: Reminder from ALEA: Driver License Division to Launch Saturday Operations Jan. 11 at Fairhope, Foley Locations

12/31/19: ALEA's Statement Concerning Recent Federal Legislation Raising Federal Minimum Age for Tobacco Sales

12/30/19: ALEA Reminds Motorists to Arrange Safe Trip Home Before New Year's Eve Celebration Begins 

12/19/19: ALEA's Driver License Division Again Expanding Saturday Services, This Time in Baldwin County 

12/18/19: ALEA Planning Greater Presence on Alabama Roadways during Holidays

12/9/19: ALEA Urges Motorists to Prepare for Wintry Weather, Drive with Extreme Caution

12/5/19: ALEA Troopers Investigate 11 Traffic Deaths during 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period

12/4/19: ALEA's Trooper Class 2019-B Graduates Dec. 3 in Selma

11/27/19: ALEA's Driver License Division Expands Hours at Decatur Location 

11/25/19: Troopers Urge Motorists to Focus on Traffic Safety during 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Period

11/21/19: ALEA's Largest Trooper Class Since 1997 Graduates

11/19/19: SBI Agents Arrest Former Wetumpka PD Investigator for Theft of Evidence

11/18/19: ALEA's Driver License Division to Launch Saturday Services in December at Additional Locations

ALEA's Newest Members Sworn In, Set to Serve in SBI Regional Offices

ALEA's Madison County Driver License Examining Office to Launch Saturday Services on Nov. 2

ALSDE, ALEA and nSide Team Up for School Safety with Alabama Emergency Alert System for Education (AEASE)

Governor Ivey Urges Alabama Citizens to Obtain STAR ID by Federal Deadline of Oct. 1, 2020 

Body of Missing Boat Passenger Kelsey Starling Recovered 

National Child Passenger Safety Weeks Begins Sunday, Sept. 15

Troopers Investigate 10 Traffic Fatalities, Zero Boating Fatalities during Labor Day Weekend Travel Period

Three Traffic Laws Effective Sunday, Sept. 1

Let’s Play it Safe on Roadways, Waterways during Labor Day Weekend 

ALEA's Trooper Class 2019-A Graduates on Aug. 15 

August is Slow Down Move Over Awareness Month

ALEA's Marine Patrol Stresses Importance of Water Safety

ALEA Part of Five-State Operation Southern Shield to Combat Speed

Troopers Serious about DUIs, Other Deadly Traffic Violations during Fourth of July Weekend

ALEA's Marine Patrol Assists with New 'No Wake' Zone at Lake Martin 

Troopers Promote Seat Belts, Memorial Day Weekend Safety

ALEA Adjusts Hours at Driver License Offices Open Saturdays

Lutzie Foundation Partners with ALEA on 43 Key Seconds Safe-Driving Initiative

ALEA Launching Saturday Service at Three Driver License Offices 

ALEA Urges Motorists to Use Caution during Spring Break Season 

Callers in Scam Claim to be from ALEA, Demand Credit Card Information

AMBER Alerts Expanded to Include Facebook 

Local, State, and Federal First Responders Team Together