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One Place Family Justice Center 9-5-19

Photo courtesy of One Place Metro Birmingham Family Justice Center.

At One Place Metro Birmingham Family Justice Center, founded in 2014, victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence can find the coordinated legal and social services they need in one location. Read more

Five Points South

A.G. Gaston Motel

Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The city of Birmingham is bringing a Civil Rights District landmark back to its glory. The police department is trying to reduce celebratory gunfire. And a new Healthy Food Ordinance is designed to increase access to fresh food in the city. Read more

Neck of the Woods

Council also approved a new lodging surcharge and moratorium on storage facilities Read more

Central City

Chief Patrick D. Smith said homicides have increased in Birmingham but that people in the city can still feel safe. Read more

Central City

Birmingham City Hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Randall Woodfin honored a Birmingham police officer killed Sunday in the line of duty. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

On Oct. 3, all four Birmingham Police Department precincts sent officers to greet the public at area Starbucks locations to celebrate National Coffee with a Cop Day. Read more

East Lake

bham city hall_linn park 8-7-18

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Members amended the grants fund budget to accommodate funding for more firemen. Read more

Happenings

BPD Chief Patrick Smith

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"We've got to fill our ranks," said Chief Patrick Smith, who took over June 25. Read more

Neck of the Woods

Smith & Treadway

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The new chief is LAPD veteran Patrick D. Smith Read more

Faces

Birmingham Police Dept. building

Photo by Jesse Chambers

Mayor Randall Woodfin is interviewing the candidates this week. Read more

Happenings

bham city hall

Jesse Chambers

Members again delayed action on a possible revocation of a business license for a Titusville supermarket that has been the site of criminal activity. Read more

Central City

The Birmingham Police Department will present the annual Alabama Law Enforcement 5K Pig Run — known formally as the Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Alabama — at Linn Park on Saturday, June 18. Read more

Central City