HUNTSVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT
815 Wheeler Ave.
Huntsville, Alabama 35801
Rex Reynolds Wendell Johnson
Chief of Police Public Affairs Administrator
(256) 427-7001 (256) 427-7043
Fallen Huntsville Police Officer Recognized for Valor
October 18, 2005 (Huntsville, Alabama) Alabama Attorney General Troy King will honor law enforcement in Birmingham on Tuesday during a Summit focusing on fighting cyber crime. Among the Officers being honored, fallen Huntsville Police Officer Daniel Golden. Police Chief Rex Reynolds, Daniels wife, Dee along with other members of the Golden family will be on hand to receive the Certificate of Valor.
On Monday August 29th, just three years into his tenure with HPD, Officer Golden responded to a domestic call at 2648 Jordan Lane. The call involved a Hispanic female who was reporting a domestic assault involving her husband. When Golden arrived at the scene he was fatally shot by Benito Ocampo Alburran. Alburran was arrested, charged with Capital Murder. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for October 26, 2005, before Circuit Court Judge Susan Moquin.