On September 15, 1963 Johnny Robinson, age 16, was shot in the back by Birmingham police officer Jack Parker firing from a squad car. Others in the car said the driver going over a bump or hitting his brakes could have caused Parker to fire. Other witnesses heard two shots. Robinson's family never talked about his death, and his brother and sister went to school the next day. Another youth, Virgil Ware, 13, was also killed in the aftermath of the church bombing. #TodayInBlackHistory

Johnny's Death: The Untold Tragedy In Birmingham

On September 15, 1963 Johnny Robinson, age 16, was shot in the back by Birmingham police officer Jack Parker firing from a squad car. Others in the car said the driver going over a bump or hitting his brakes could have caused Parker to fire. Other witnesses heard two shots. Robinson's family never talked about his death, and his brother and sister went to school the next day. Another youth, Virgil Ware, 13, was also killed in the aftermath of the church bombing. #TodayInBlackHistory

The confidential informant also told police the two men,, Dewayne Barnes and Jermaine "Lil Jay" Tolbert, now charged with capital murder in the double homicide told her that if they had found the woman's 7-year-old daughter awake they would have killed her too, Birmingham Police homicide detective Phillip Harris said.

In Birmingham murder-for-hire, shooters kill man, pregnant woman, and would have killed 7-year-old-child, investigator testifies

The confidential informant also told police the two men,, Dewayne Barnes and Jermaine "Lil Jay" Tolbert, now charged with capital murder in the double homicide told her that if they had found the woman's 7-year-old daughter awake they would have killed her too, Birmingham Police homicide detective Phillip Harris said.

#Cops #pepper spray "#unruly" parents and a "four-month-old baby" as chaos breaks out 5-year-old"s party...

Birmingham Police mace adults at a five-year-old's birthday party

#Cops #pepper spray "#unruly" parents and a "four-month-old baby" as chaos breaks out 5-year-old"s party...

Private Officer Breaking News: Bombs found during Birmingham police traffic stop (Birmingham AL April 23 2017)  BRADLEY PULLEN, 30, and JOSHUA WARD, 27 and the driver and a U.S. Army veteran, are charged with allegedly possessing of an explosive device and violation of the state firearms act. PULLEN, the passenger, is charged with unlawful possession of a controlled subtsance.

Private Officer Breaking News: Bombs found during Birmingham police traffic stop (Birmingham AL April 23 2017) BRADLEY PULLEN, 30, and JOSHUA WARD, 27 and the driver and a U.S. Army veteran, are charged with allegedly possessing of an explosive device and violation of the state firearms act. PULLEN, the passenger, is charged with unlawful possession of a controlled subtsance.

Police use dogs to quell civil unrest in Birmingham, Ala., in May 1963. Birmingham's police commissioner "Bull" Connor also allowed fire hoses to be turned on young civil rights demonstrators. These measures set off a backlash of sentiment that rejuvenated the flagging civil rights movement.

Police use dogs to quell civil unrest in Birmingham, Ala., in May 1963. Birmingham's police commissioner "Bull" Connor also allowed fire hoses to be turned on young civil rights demonstrators. These measures set off a backlash of sentiment that rejuvenated the flagging civil rights movement.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his "Letter from Birmingham Jail" after being arrested and booked on April 12, 1963. King's heartfelt letter is considered the preeminent document of the civil rights movement, appearing in hundreds of anthologies and designated as required reading for many students worldwide. It has been translated into 40 languages. (Birmingham Police Department Photo)

Martin Luther King mugshot April 12 1963

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his "Letter from Birmingham Jail" after being arrested and booked on April 12, 1963. King's heartfelt letter is considered the preeminent document of the civil rights movement, appearing in hundreds of anthologies and designated as required reading for many students worldwide. It has been translated into 40 languages. (Birmingham Police Department Photo)

Sgt. Williams is the Birmingham Police Department's public information officer.

Fashion Ambush: Birmingham Sgt. Johnny Williams Jr. loves a good a suit

Sgt. Williams is the Birmingham Police Department's public information officer.

Terrific image that was taken sometime pre-1960 showing a Birmingham Police officer with police dog and vehicle.  West Midland Police UK

Terrific image that was taken sometime pre-1960 showing a Birmingham Police officer with police dog and vehicle. West Midland Police UK

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