Del Marsh http://apr.org en Governor Bentley Proposes Law Enforcement Plan http://apr.org/post/governor-bentley-proposes-law-enforcement-plan <P>Bentley signed the order Tuesday, which makes state Homeland Security Director Spencer Collier the state's senior law enforcement adviser.</P> <P>One of Collier's responsibilities will be to ensure the maximum number of state law enforcement officers are on the streets. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 22:47:47 +0000 The Associated Press 23561 at http://apr.org Governor Bentley Proposes Law Enforcement Plan Ala. Officials Differ Over Law Enforcement Merger http://apr.org/post/ala-officials-differ-over-law-enforcement-merger <P>Competing plans are being developed for achieving more efficiency in Alabama's law enforcement operations.</P> <P>Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh unveiled legislation Friday that would consolidate and reorganize the state's many law enforcement functions into a new Public Safety Agency. It would include state troopers, the Alabama Bureau of Investigation, marine police, the fire marshal and others. It would abolish the state Department of Homeland Security and divide its duties among other agencies.</P> <P>The governor's office announced that Gov. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 23:33:01 +0000 The Associated Press 23409 at http://apr.org Ala. Officials Differ Over Law Enforcement Merger