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Pre-filed bill SB2, sponsored by six Alabama Republican State Senators, could allow police officers and other law enforcement officers to use license plate scanners on public highways. The bill is sponsored by Arthur Orr (R-Decatur), Greg Albritton (R-Range), Tom Butler (R-Madison), Steve Livingston (R-Scottsboro), Greg…

Preston Chyenne Johnson

A Blue Alert has been issued in Alabama by the ALEA for Preston Chyenne Johnson who is wanted in connection with a shooting of an Alabama law enforcement officer. The alert was sent out around 1 AM on February 5th, 2020 and gives a description…

Madison County Alabama Drug Bust

Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced more than $1.4 million in grants are being awarded to continue the fight to reduce illegal drug use in the state by arresting those who buy or sell illegal drugs or falsely obtain prescription drugs. Funds will be distributed…

Governor Kay Ivey wants to remind those that do not currently have a STAR ID license that they will need to obtain one by Oct. 1, 2020, if they wish to fly domestically or enter military bases and certain federal facilities. Ivey and ALEA Secretary…

A bill filed by State Rep. Juandalynn Givan (D – Birmingham) would make recorded police videos, such as those recorded by body cams, not part of the public record. The bill would, however, allow a person to petition a circuit court in order to obtain…

Madison County Alabama Drug Bust

Some lawmakers are hoping to stymie the flow of drugs into Alabama this legislative session. On March 21, Representative Rex Reynolds (R – Huntsville) introduced HB275, a bill that would authorize the wiretapping of individuals who are believed to be committing, have committed, or are…