Alabama State Troopers Archives - Walt Maddox For Governor

Alabama State Troopers

August 2, 2018

Candidate for governor shares plan to improve public safety in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) – One gubernatorial candidate holds a strong stance on public safety, and if elected he has a plan to combat the issue. At an event in Montgomery Thursday afternoon, Democratic candidate Walt Maddox talked about how his administration would make Alabama safer. Maddox said the state is third in the country in murders per capita and ranks in the the high forties when it comes to safety overall. Maddox said there are […]
August 2, 2018

Walt’s Public Safety Plan

“Alabama State Troopers at dangerously low levels” one discouraging headline recently reminded us. Since 2010 roadway fatalities in our state have risen an alarming 155%, while at the same time Alabama has dropped State Trooper staffing to a third of the level it should be. According to the State Troopers Association, fewer than 300 Troopers patrol the entire state, a number that should be closer to 750 according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, and […]