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The 16,000-square-foot facility will be built on Municipal Drive next to Hoover Fire Station No. 4 and include a virtual reality firearms training simulator. Read more

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The chamber honored the top police officers, firefighter, paramedic, detention officer and 911 operator. Read more

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Hoover Police Explorers March 2019

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The Hoover Police Explorers had two top 10 finishes among more than 100 teams at a competition in Gatlinburg. Read more

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Hoover police said 36-year-old Jackson Bradley Young beat 73-year-old Arthur Grey Till Jr. to death over the weekend. Read more

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Caldwell Crossings death 2-18-19 (2)

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Authorities say the 73-year-old man died of blunt force trauma. Read more

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Caldwell Crossings death 2-18-19

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Police have blocked off a portion of the 3100 block of Crossings Drive with crime scene tape. Read more

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Police officers now will be paid overtime for any time worked over 40 hours, instead of 43 hours. Read more

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There was a significant decrease in drug crimes and weapons law offenses. Read more

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2018 Greater Shelby Chamber Safety Awards

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The Safety Awards Luncheon was held on Sept. 26. Read more

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City staff changed the way police overtime pay is reported to the Retirement Systems of Alabama due to a recent Supreme Court decision, but Smith said the court decision was misinterpreted. Read more

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The apparent accident occurred in the parking lot of the Home Depot off U.S. 280. Read more

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Forehand Bivens

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Police say the same two men robbed the BB&T Bank branch on Meadow Brook Road on both June 7 and June 27, plus a Regions Bank in Graysville on June 27. Read more

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Meadow Brook bank robbery 6-7-18 (2)

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But this time, authorities have arrested suspects and say they are the same men who robbed the bank on June 7. Read more

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Police are still investigating what caused the wreck on Greystone Highlands Circle. Read more

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Paul Edward Acton Bowen

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Police identified the suspect as Paul Edward Acton Bowen, the founder of the Acton Bowen Outreach Ministries. Read more

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Drug cases rise in 2017, but robberies, assaults, vehicle thefts decline. Read more

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Residents of five homes in the Barkley Square and Inverness Green were at home when the intruder broke into their houses, police said. Read more

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Patrick Earl Trotman-El

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The officer stopped the man as he was pulling into the Walmart on U.S. 280 Wednesday afternoon. Read more

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Top police officer, firefighters helped rescue a man who was about to jump from a bridge onto Interstate 459 in an effort to kill himself. Read more

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Preston Barker Moore

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The Shelby County District Attorney's Office charged the 16-year-old boy as an adult with two counts of first-degree felony assault. Read more

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    Hoover city officials take part in a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. From left are Councilman Mike Shaw, Mayor Frank Brocato and Councilman John Greene.

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    Hoover police Officer Brian Hale welcomes guests to a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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    Hoover police, city officials and guests from other law enforcement agencies and community partners attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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    Hoover Mayor Frank Brocato speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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    Hoover police Chief Nick Derzis speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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    Frank Barefield, chairman of the board for Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama, speaks at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Hoover Police Department's Frank and Pam Barefield Training Center on Wednesday, April 10, 2019.

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