News Releases

News Releases

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Press Statement: Tallapoosa County Update

TALLAPOOSA COUNTY – The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) can currently confirm there were four fatalities a

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ALEA SBI Launches Death Investigation in Tallapoosa County

PRESS STATEMENT, TALLAPOOSA COUNTY – At approximately 11:45 p.m. Saturday, April 15, Special Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of In

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Just Drive: April Marks Distracted Driving Awareness Month

MONTGOMERY – The behavior of driving distracted continues to plague our state’s roadways by creating dangerous situations that can easily be avoided b

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ALEA Trooper Injured in the Line of Duty

MONTGOMERY – At approximately 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, Cpl. Jeremy Alford with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Divisio

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

PRESS STATEMENT, MADISON COUNTY – On Tuesday, March 28, at the request of the Huntsville Police Department, Special Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (A

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ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor Issues Statement for Fallen Huntsville Police Officer

MONTGOMERY -- The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Secretary Hal Taylor issued the following statement concerning fallen Huntsville Police Offi

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‘Secure Your Load and Avoid Litter in the Road’

ALEA Partners with PALS for Statewide Anti-Litter Campaign, MONTGOMERY – Proper load securement is extremely important for a variety of reasons. Whether simply transporting personal items in the back of a picku

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ALEA’s Marine Patrol Set to Launch Spring Boating Basics/License Course

Courses Added to Southern and Central Portions of the State, MONTGOMERY – Springtime in Alabama is just around the corner, so now is the time to prepare for boating season. Troopers within the Alabama Law Enf

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ALEA Launches Third Annual ‘Think Smart Before You Start Spring Break’ Campaign

Focusing on the Dangers of Opioids and Impaired Driving, MONTGOMERY – March 20, marks the first official day of spring, meaning vacation and spring break travel plans are on the rise. While the Alabama Law E

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Spring Break Safety Tips 2023

2023 Safety Reminders, Avoid driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. If you plan on consuming alcohol, designate a sober driver in advance to get you home safely.

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ALEA SBI Investigates Homicide in Macon County, Two Arrested

MONTGOMERY -- On Friday, Feb. 10, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) was contacted by the Macon County Sh

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ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor Announces New Director of DPS

MONTGOMERY -- Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Secretary Hal Taylor is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Archer to Director of ALEA

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‘LIGHTS AND SIRENS!’ ALEA Reminds Motorists How to Properly and Safely Yield to Emergency Vehicles

MONTGOMERY – Despite the overwhelming cooperation between Alabama citizens and first responders, numerous motorists across the state continuously fail

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ALEA’s Marine Patrol Set to Launch Spring Boating Basics/License Course

Courses Offered Across Northern Portion of the State, MONTGOMERY – Springtime in Alabama is just around the corner, so now is the time to prepare for boating season. Troopers within the Alabama Law Enf

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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