Assistant Police Chief placed on Admininstrative leave

Published 6:22 pm Wednesday, June 12, 2024

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Selma Mayor James Perkins Jr. placed Selma Assistant Police Chief Natasha Fowlkes on Administrative Leave with Pay Wednesday because of an internal investigation.

In order to maintain a high level of integrity and transparency, an outside

agency will lead the investigation. This investigation is on-going and in the preliminary

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stages at this time. 

The statement says Fowlkes is out of possible contacts within the Selma Police Department

Fowlkes made history as the first black woman named captain  in the SPD. Fowlkes was most recently named the acting police chief when Perkins put  Police Chief Kenta Fulford on administrative leave at the end of April.