The Fultondale Police Department is committed to protecting life and property, enforcing laws and ordinances, preserving peace, and preventing crime. Under the command of Chief Byron Pigg, the Police Department has a total of 31 employees including the Lieutenant, 4 Patrol Sergeants, 3 Detectives, 15 Patrol Officers, 7 Dispatchers and an Administrative Assistant. Both Patrol and Dispatch are supplemented by Reserve Officers and part-time employees.
The Police Department is equipped with 18 marked Patrol Units, 5 unmarked vehicles, an armored personnel carrier, and additional all-terrain support vehicles for extreme weather or situations. Police personnel are well armed including long-range weapons and sub-machine guns. Officers are held to the training and qualification requirements of the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commision. In addition to certification and specialized training, 70% of the Fultondale Police force has over 20 years of individual law enforcement experience.
The Police Station is staffed 24 hours a day with 3 overlapping shifts that provide maximum coverage for the city. The city is linked to other law enforcement agencies across the nation to provide instant communication and information for investigative purposes by participating in the National Crime Information Center (NCIC), the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center (ACJIC), and the Law Enforcement Tactical System (LETS). Fultondale also has a well equipped Jail with electronic controls and digital video monitoring systems.
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