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On Monday evening, the victim was sitting in her vehicle in the parking lot at 201 Office Park Drive and was talking on the phone when she observed a vehicle drive into the parking lot and park behind her vehicle. Read more

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Her body was found early Sunday morning in the Mountain Brook Athletic Complex parking lot. Read more

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Mountain Brook Fire Marshal Leland Rhudy and Rozetha Burrow, the police department’s business liaison officer, are leading courses that teach city employees how to respond to fires and active shooters. Read more

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The city of Mountain Brook has set its budget at $40.5 million for fiscal year 2020. The budget received approval from the City Council at its Sept. 9 meeting and takes effect Oct. 1. Read more

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Over the past few months, Mountain Brook residents have expressed their concerns about recent coyote sightings in the city. Many fear for the safety of their animals, which can be preyed upon easily. Read more

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The U.S. Congress in December 2018 passed a bill that legalized the sale of products derived from industrial hemp plants. The plants contain cannabidiol, or CBD, a compound that many people say possesses medicinal qualities. Read more

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In April, MBPD launched its small unmanned aircraft systems program. Using four unmanned aircraft vehicles, or UAVs, the program enables the department to have an eye in the sky. Read more

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Mountain Brook has a hard-earned reputation for peaceful living. One of the reasons that crime rate is so low is the police force is proactive in its approach to crime-stopping. Read more

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By Keith McCoy

Local authorities and support personnel were able to resolve the situations just before 10:30 p.m. on March 30. Read more

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While Police Chief Ted Cook said Mountain Brook is rated as one of the safest communities in the state, there are still incidents the police department responds to. Read more

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Sustained rains and strong winds that came through the Birmingham metro on Jan. 23 caused several trees to fall in Mountain Brook, one of which has closed Memory Lane. Read more

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The campaign provided wagons to Children’s of Alabama, which uses them for transporting children in and about the hospital. Read more

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Around 30 officers participate in No-Shave November each year and donate the money they would normally spend on razors and other grooming products. Read more

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By Keith McCoy

The robbery occurred around 8 p.m. on May 16 outside of Kinnucan's. Read more

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By Keith McCoy

The accident occurred around 2:45 p.m. on March 28. Read more

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Many officers with the Mountain Brook Police Department may look a little more scraggly than normal this month, as the department waives its clean-shaven requirement in honor of No Shave November. Read more

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In the event that someone is hacked by a criminal or an identity is stolen, victims should immediately close all credit accounts, contact the local police and file a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, MBPD advised. Read more

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The city dedicated its new police and fire training facility to former Mayor Terry Oden, who served the city of Mountain Brook for over 20 years. Read more

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The Mountain Brook Police Department is hoping to cultivate a new habit and help residents remember to secure their vehicles and homes each night through a simple initiative: the 9 p.m. routine. Read more

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By Keith McCoy

"By educating residents, we hope to reduce identity theft in Mountain Brook and assist them through the process if one becomes a victim," said Lt. Jaye Loggins with MBPD. Read more

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Chief Cook has held every position in the organization after being elected Sergeant at Arms in 2014, secretary in 2015 and vice president in 2016 in addition to his current role as president. Read more

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