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News and Police updates from around Scottsboro.

Scottsboro Citizen Police Academy

  The Scottsboro Police Department and Chief Ralph Dawe are proud to announce that they will be hosting their 18th Citizen Police Academy Program. Giving area citizens and business people a unique opportunity to gain some first hand information about the Scottsboro Police Dept. and legal system. The purpose of the Citizens’ Academy is to increase...
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2015 CRIME REPORT

Annual Crime Analysis I think most of the numbers are pretty unremarkable, maybe with the exception of traffic accidents.  I think we can attribute the spike in numbers for accidents due to the inclement weather we experienced (snow, ice, rain, flooding) this year.  That would also explain the spike in “calls for service” also. ...
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Public assistance needed

Over the past month the Scottsboro Police Department has received multiple reports of burglary and theft from local businesses. The primary items stolen are flat screen TVs and chainsaws. Willie Clarence Fennell Jr 46 of Scottsboro has been arrested in connection with one of these burglaries.   The Police Department is asking for the publics help in...
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Scottsboro Police Department Presents Annual Employee Awards

The Scottsboro Police Department had their annual Christmas Dinner and Employee Award Presentation to close the year 2015. The event was held at the Scottsboro Police Department at 1130 Friday morning. During the event, Chief Dawe addressed the department employees and thanked them all of them for the great job they did this past year. During...
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SHOPPING SAFETY

While doing your holiday shopping and to avoid becoming a victim of crime, be sure to follow these tips to deter theft crimes: Lock your vehicle. Keep your valuables in your trunk or out of plain sight. Park in well lit areas and as close to the store entrance as possible. Ladies should utilize their shoulder straps of their...
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THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST OF YOUR POLICE DEPARTMENT

Thank you for interest of our web page and your police department. As of this date, our new web page has had 17,414 visits. Our new web site was launched in June 2015. The men and women of the Scottsboro Police Department would like to wish everyone a safe happy holiday season and...
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Drug Arrest

On 12/08/2015, Patrol officers conducted a traffic stop in the 18000 block of Hwy 35 that resulted in the recovery of a small amount of crystal methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia. John Robert Vaughn, 36 of Gurley, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Vaughn was transferred to...
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Robbery Arrests

A Scottsboro resident was robbed of undisclosed amount of cash during the early morning hours of November 26, 2015, in the 100 Block of Heroes Dr. With the assistance of Jackson County Sheriff Deputies, officers located the suspect vehicle and the three robbery suspects in the S. Market St. area. After further investigation, the following...
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CHILDHOOD CANCER FUND RAISER AWARDS $6,362.00

The Scottsboro Police Department completed its fundraising campaign to help combat Childhood Cancer.  September is childhood cancer awareness month.  The police department were able to raise a total of $6,362.00 by selling printed tee shirts.  The funds were divided between two cancer fighting institutions.  The St. Jude Children's Hospital Research Hospital was awarded $3,181.00 and...
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HAPPY THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

The members of the Scottsboro Police Department would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday.  Please be reminded to drive extra carefully as an increase of vehicular traffic during the holidays are expected.  Citizens should also be aware that crimes of theft usually increase during the holidays too, so be careful of your...
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