Category Archives: News

News and Police updates from around Scottsboro.

SCOTTSBORO POLICE ARREST 3 ON DRUG CHARGES

August 29, 2020 – At approximately 12:55 a.m., Scottsboro Police Officers responded to a suspicious vehicle call in the 2400 block of Snodgrass Road. Officers arrived and located the vehicle, parked in the driveway of a residence. A male, later identified as Joshua Lee Morrow, 37, of Scottsboro, was asleep inside. Morrow was found to under the influence...

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER VEHICLE PURSUIT

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May 18, 2020 - Scottsboro Police Officers were dispatched to the Highlands Medical Center parking lot in reference to three individuals in a vehicle using illegal drugs. As officers entered the parking lot,...

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Chief Dawe Receives Key to the City

May 18, 2020 - Chief Ralph Dawe was presented a Key to the City by Mayor Shelton in recognition for his 31 years of service to the City of Scottsboro. Chief Dawe will retire at the end of May.

Life Saving Awards

SPD Sgt. Brian Eakin, Rescue Squad member Robert Shook and Firefighter Lt. Landon Baker were honored, at Monday's City Council Meeting, for their heroic acts during the Jackson County Park Marina dock fire in January 2020.

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SCOTTSBORO MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTACKING BROTHER WITH MACHETE

February 19, 2020 - at approximately 4:19 pm, officers with the Scottsboro Police Department were dispatched to the 700 block of Perry St. in reference to a fight-in-progress call between two brothers. Officers, detectives, and medical personnel responded to find Bryan Hodges, 55, of Scottsboro with large lacerations to his head. Bryan and...

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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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