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News and Police updates from around Scottsboro.

2020 SCOTTSBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT CITIZENS ACADEMY

The Scottsboro Police Department is pleased to announce we are now taking applications for the upcoming session of the annual Citizen's Police Academy.

The program consists of 9 weeks of hands-on and classroom activities. The Academy is designed to give local citizens a better understanding of what law...

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SCOTTSBORO POLICE DONATE TO LOCAL CHARITY

November 27, 2019 - Chief Ralph Dawe & Major Ron Latimer present a check to Sadye’s Fund for Spreading Hope in the amount of $1,418.

The donations were raised from the departments annual t-shirt sale. In the past five years,...

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SPD Lieutenant Retires

September 18, 2019 - We celebrated the retirement of Lieutenant Shane Clarke. Lt. Clarke began his career as a jailer in 1994 before taking a position as a Patrol Officer. He was promoted to Detective in 2001. After six years with the Detective Division,...

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New Childhood Cancer Shirts Now Available

The Scottsboro Police Department is launching our annual fundraiser to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which begins in the month of September. T-Shirts are now for sale at $10 each. Sizes range from youth small to XXL.

We will be selling the shirts at various special events around...

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER CHILD LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLE

July 22, 2019 - Scottsboro Police Department officers responded to a call at Walmart, located in the 24000 block of John T. Reid Parkway, in reference to an unattended child locked inside a vehicle. Officers arrived and observed the vehicle not running and locked. The child, eight months old, crying inside. The temperature...

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SPD Funeral Escort Procedure Change

As of 4/24/2019, the Scottsboro Police Department’s regular procedure for funeral escorts has been scaled back until further notice. The Scottsboro Police Department intends to use one patrol officer to assist the funeral procession through its first major intersection upon exiting the facility. This change is due to manpower shortages and...

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