By Erica Thomas, managing editor
MOODY — On the 22nd anniversary of the death of Moody police officer Keith Turner, the police department announced an effort to build a memorial honoring fallen officers.
The memorial will be in the name of Turner and in the name of Lt. Stephen Williams, who was killed in the line of duty this year.
Turner was killed on Saturday, June 27, 1998, after stopping a stolen vehicle on County Highway 10. Two escapees from Mississippi were in the vehicle and had already shot and wounded an officer in Tuscaloosa when Turner attempted to stop them.
Williams was killed on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, while responding to a disturbance call at the Super 8 off Moody Parkway.
Both officers’ deaths represent moments in time that will not be forgotten by law enforcement officers and citizens across the state of Alabama.
If you would like to donate to the Law Enforcement Memorial Fund for these heroes of the Moody Police Department, you can do so at Metro Bank.