APD. Atmore Police Department

Arrests made in May party shooting 
Atmore police have arrested two men in connection to the May 18 shooting that left an Atmore man dead and eight other people injured. The shooting took place during a private party at the old middle school. Police Chief Chuck Brooks said today (Monday, August 5) that one suspect has been charged with murder and the other with aiding and abetting the crime. More details will be posted to this…
APD investigating shooting death
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore police are awaiting the results of forensics tests from the state crime lab to determine whether foul play might have been involved in the July 26 shooting death of an 84-year-old Atmore man. Police Chief Chuck Brooks said in a July 29 press release that tests on evidence sent to the state crime lab will determine the direction the investigation takes. Until then,…
APD investigating possible homicide
Atmore police are still probing the Friday (July 26) shooting death of an 84-year-old Atmore man, trying to determine if foul play is involved. Results of tests on evidence sent to the state crime lab will determine the direction the investigation takes. In a press release issued today (Monday, July 29), Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said what started out as a death investigation “will be processed as a homicide…
Legion honors Officer of the Year
News Staff Report The Billy Glenn Rushing Post 90 of the American Legion honored a local hero in a ceremony at the post on Tuesday, June 11. Members of the community, city government, and the Atmore Police department attended to honor and recognize the Legion’s award recipient. Sergeant Ryan James, a 12-year veteran of the Atmore Police department, was honored as the local Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. He…
Seven arrested
Drug, warrant charges after APD traffic stops By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer On Friday, June 7, officers with Atmore Police Department, Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force and Alabama Department of Corrections K-9 Division pulled over several motorists for various traffic violations, leading to the arrests of seven people, six on drug or drug-related charges and one who was the subject of an outstanding warrant. Three Atmore men were taken…