Council retires Risner’s badge and call number

SHEFFIELD– Monday night, the Sheffield City Council voted to officially retire K-9 Whiske. Whiske had a few years of service left, but the department and council agreed it was in the best interest to have Whiske with her family.




SHEFFIELD- Things are starting to turn around for the Sheffield Police Department as Chief Ricky Terry has hired three new certified patrolmen for his department.

Drake Seal is the most recent addition to the police force. Seal, a graduate of Colbert County High School, worked at Russellville Police Department prior to […]

Terry selected as Sheffield’s police chief

Chief Ricky Terry

SHEFFIELD– Well it’s now official. Interim Police Chief Ricky Terry is now Chief Terry. That’s the announcement Mayor Ian Sanford made this morning.


Sheffield officer graduates academy

Sheffield Police Chief Terry and Officer Kenneth Elkins

SHEFFIELD–Officer Kenneth Elkins with the Sheffield Police Department has graduated the 175th session of the Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy at Jacksonville State University.


Muscle Shoals and Sheffield Police work together to capture suspect

MUSCLE SHOALS- Detectives in Muscle Shoals are thanking Sheffield police for their assistance in apprehending a burglary suspect.


Help police bring shoplifting suspect to justice

SHEFFIELD–She must have been preparing to binge watch a bunch of movies over the holiday weekend. Sheffield police say she loaded up on DVD’s last week at Dollar General on Columbia Avenue. The trouble is, she didn’t pay for them.


Authorities still searching for escaped inmate

William Anthony Taylor Jr.

SHEFFIELD– Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for an escaped inmate from the Sheffield City Jail.


Arrest made in Sheffield Drive By Shooting

SHEFFIELD– Authorities have made an arrest in a Sunday afternoon drive by shooting. Interim Sheffield Police Chief Rick Terry says one person is in custody after shooting into a vehicle in the Manning Homes Housing Project.


Terry named Sheffield Interim Police Chief

Capt. Ricky Terry

SHEFFIELD-Mayor Ian Sanford has named Captain Ricky Terry interim police chief after the retirement of Chief Greg Ray.


Sheffield Police Chief Greg Ray Retires

Sheffield Police Chief Greg Ray

SHEFFIELD–Police Chief Greg Ray retired Monday and starts a new chapter in his life. City officials wished Ray well on Monday.


Suspect locks self in X-Ray room at local hospital while trying to escape police custody

Ralph Evan LeMay

SHEFFIELD-Police had their hands full when a Sheffield man decided to flee police custody.