Police Officer Edward K. Alley, Jr.

Police Officer Edward K. Alley, Jr.

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, December 25, 1980

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Edward K. Alley, Jr.

Officer Alley was shot and killed while apprehending two convenience store robbery suspects. The shooter was sentenced to life without parole.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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