News Releases

News Releases

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‘You Do Have a Choice’ National Passenger Safety Week

ALEA Joins National Campaign to Empower Passengers to Take Responsibility for Their Own Safety, MONTGOMERY – Passengers accounted for 62 percent of traffic fatalities nationwide in 2019, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It

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ALEA Wraps Up 2022 with 19 Fewer Traffic Fatalities than Previous Year

Troopers Investigate 14 Traffic Deaths During Extended Nine-Day Holiday Period, MONTGOMERY – Over the course of 2022, Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division investigated crashes that resu

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ALEA Announces Firearms Prohibited Person Database

Testing began August 2022, Database Successfully Implemented on Oct. 1, 2022, MONTGOMERY – In 2021, the Alabama Legislature passed the Alabama Uniform Concealed Carry Permit Act (Act 2021-246) which goes into effect Jan. 1, 2023

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ALEA Secretary Issues Statement Mourning the Loss of Autauga County Sheriff Joe Sedinger

MONTGOMERY -- The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Secretary Hal Taylor issued the following statement concerning the loss of Autauga County Sh

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Be Ready, Be Safe: Alabama Prepares for Wintry Weather

ALEA Urges Motorists to Prepare Now and Drive with Caution, MONTGOMERY – Forecasts are calling for extremely cold weather, which could potentially produce a wintry mix in certain areas across the state leading

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ALEA: Travel Safe, Arrive Safe this Holiday Season

ALEA’s ‘12 Days of Safety’ Begins Thursday, Dec. 22, and runs through the New Year, MONTGOMERY – Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel

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ALEA: Travel Safe, Arrive Safe this Holiday Season

ALEA’s ‘12 Days of Safety’ Begins Thursday, Dec. 22, and runs through the New Year, MONTGOMERY – Holiday safety is an issue that burns brightest from late November to mid-January, when families gather, parties are scheduled and travel

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

MONTGOMERY – As holiday travel numbers continue to reflect pre-pandemic numbers, Troopers within the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway P

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ALEA: ‘Save Room for Safety’ this Thanksgiving

ALEA’s Highway Patrol Division Focuses on the Dangers of Driving Distracted, MONTGOMERY – This holiday season, travel experts are predicting over 54 million Americans will travel at least 50 or more miles from home during the 2

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

MONTGOMERY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Secretary Hal Taylor is pleased to announce the recipients of the Agency’s Lifesaving, Purple

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ALEA’s Marine Patrol Division Announces Additional Fall Boating Basics and License Courses

MONTGOMERY – On Tuesday, Nov.1, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division announced additional dates for the fall season's Bo

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‘Children’s Safety First, Halloween Fun Second’ Safety Initiative

ALEA’s SBI Warns of Drugs Cloned to Look Like Candy, MONTGOMERY – As the weather continues to change and autumn creeps upon us, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) would like to wish everyone a hap

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1 Bus + 1 Driver = A BIG Impact on Education

ALEA Highlights National School Bus Safety Week, MONTGOMERY – Each school day, millions of children across the nation ride school buses to and from their destinations; and while school buses are cons

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Kiwanis Club of Montgomery Recognizes ALEA Sr. Trooper Blair as Trooper of the Year 2022

MONTGOMERY – During a luncheon today, Sept. 20, members of the Kiwanis Club of Montgomery recognized Sr. Trooper TerMarlon Blair of the Alabama Law En

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

MONTGOMERY – According to the Amtrak Police Department, a person or vehicle is hit by a train in the United States every three hours. To bring awarene