Alabama police officers

Homewood Police Department


HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama police officer was suspended and demoted after he posted a video of himself rapping a song with controversial lyrics. 

Homewood police officer Jon Newland received a three-day suspension and was demoted from corporal to officer.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is seeing an alarming rise in gun violence against law enforcement officers, authorities said.

Three Alabama police officers were killed in the first half of 2019, reported .