#birmingham Police in Plymouth use double-decker bus to spot driving offences OVER THE weekend, Police in Plymouth hired a double-decker bus to catch drivers committing offences behind the wheel, such as using their phone while driving, in a new initiative to clamp down on law breakers.
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
Exciting news... The Birmingham Police Department has created an Internet Purchase Exchange Location for buyers and sellers utilizing websites like Craigslist to buy and sell items. If you're completing an online transaction you can make the exchange in the city hall/police parking lot on the south side of 151 Martin. While we recommend that these transactions take place during daytime hours the lot is well-lit if you need to meet after dark. Also the lot has video surveillance on it at all…
Westminster Attack: 30-Year-Old Man Arrested In Birmingham
(NEIL HALL / REUTERS) Westminster Attack: 30-Year-Old Man Arrested In Birmingham Police raided property in city where friends of Khalid Masood live. Floral tributes are tied to a fence in Parliament Square following the attack in Westminster earlier in the week, in central London.
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.
MLK Encouraged Children to be Thrown in Jail to Fight Racism. This article is a really interesting piece of history many folks don't know about. Check it out. #Mlk #marchonBirmingham #childrenscrusade #1963
Sky sources: Birmingham police raid is linked to London terror