Tag "Blue Lives Matter"

PHOTO: Adamsburg Christian Students conduct a presentation for law enforcement officers from around the county as part of their annual, ‘Law Enforcement Appreciation Day.’ (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Friday, law

PHOTO: The second meeting of ‘Coffee With a Cop’ will be held tomorrow morning at Kelly’s Kitchen in Rainsville at 9 am. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE, Ala. — This Thursday (July 27), the

PHOTO: The Rainsville Police Department found a loaded Taurus Millennium 9mm handgun, along with marijuana after a traffic stop. (Rainsville Police Department) By Staff Reports   RAINSVILLE, Ala. — In a combined effort of Rainsville Police Department and the Powell Police

PHOTO: Patrolmen Stephen Malone and Nick Knopps were promoted to Sergeant, and Officer Tim Devlin will be a full time School Resource Officer for schools within the city limits. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com RAINSVILLE,

By State Senator Steve Livingston On July 7 in Dallas, a heavily armed sniper shot and killed five police officers who were protecting a Black Lives Matter protest. The Dallas shootings were the most notable example of a disturbing trend

By District Attorney Mike O’Dell “Today, in the United States, more than 900,000 law enforcement officers put their lives on the line for the safety and protection of others. They serve with valor and distinction—and with great success. That protection