Alabama law enforcement http://apr.org en Alabama Legislature Votes for Massive Law Enforcement Consolidation http://apr.org/post/alabama-legislature-votes-massive-law-enforcement-consolidation <P>The Alabama Legislature is starting a massive reorganization of Alabama's law enforcement programs that proponents predict will save millions.</P> <P>The Senate voted 17-2 Tuesday night to grant final approval to a law enforcement reorganization bill developed by Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, and Republican Gov. Robert Bentley. The bill now goes to the governor for signing into law.</P> <P>Marsh said the legislation addresses 14 law enforcement programs. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 11:36:18 +0000 The Associated Press 26604 at http://apr.org Alabama Legislature Votes for Massive Law Enforcement Consolidation Bentley to Discuss Law Enforcement Efficiency Plan http://apr.org/post/bentley-discuss-law-enforcement-efficiency-plan <DIV> <P>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley plans a news conference to detail a plan for "increasing efficiency" among state-level law enforcement agencies.</P> <P>Bentley plans to sign an executive order creating the position of Senior Law Enforcement Adviser. Bentley said in a news release Monday that Alabama Department of Homeland Security Director Spencer Collier will serve in this role and will help coordinate activities among state law enforcement agencies.</P> <P>The Republican governor has scheduled a news conference for 10:30 a.m. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 13:11:37 +0000 The Associated Press 23520 at http://apr.org Bentley to Discuss Law Enforcement Efficiency Plan