List of law enforcement agencies in Alabama

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This is a list of law enforcement agencies in the state of Alabama.

According to the US Bureau of Justice Statistics' 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, the state had 417 law enforcement agencies employing 11,631 sworn police officers, about 251 for each 100,000 residents.[1]

State Agencies[edit]

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is a law enforcement agency serving the U.S. state of Alabama. It was formed on 1 January 2015 by the merger of the following state law enforcement agencies:[2][3]

ALEA seal

The following agencies continue to exist independently:

County agencies[edit]

City agencies[edit]

College and university agencies[edit]

Federal and other agencies[edit]

Badge of a Deputy U.S. Marshal

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2008 Census of State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies, by Brian A Reaves, US Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, July 2011
  2. ^ "Merging 12 Alabama law enforcement agencies will increase safety, save money, officials say". AL.com. Associated Press. 28 December 2014. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "About ALEA". Website of Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. State of Alabama. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  4. ^ Official website accessed 9 September 2014
  5. ^ Thornton, William (29 May 2015). "2 face charges over Rainbow City CVS shooting incident". AL.com. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  6. ^ Burnside, Vanessa (4 January 2012). "Reserve deputy dies when gun discharges". Randolph Leader. Retrieved 18 April 2015. 
  7. ^ Official web site accessed 2 October 2014
  8. ^ Official web site accessed 2 October 2014
  9. ^ Official web site accessed 2 October 2014
  10. ^ Official web site accessed 2 October 2014
  11. ^ "Anniston Police department has two Hate Group Members on the Force". Southern Poverty Law Center. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  12. ^ Official web site accessed 2 October 2014
  13. ^ "Webb Police Officer Arrested". 11 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  14. ^ "Police Department". Official web site. Ashville, Alabama. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  15. ^ "Fiscally strapped Fairfield votes to disband police department". AL.com. Retrieved 21 June 2017. 
  16. ^ Killen Alabama man charged with multiple bank robberies; 11 August 2014, privateofficer.com
  17. ^ White, Elizabeth (16 July 2015). "AL police chief sold gun, ammo to person living in US illegally". WTMV. Retrieved 17 July 2015. 
  18. ^ "K-9 dies after being left in hot patrol car". KMBC. 23 June 2015. Retrieved 24 June 2015. 
  19. ^ Forehand, Michale (30 January 2017). "Headland police offering active shooter response training". Dothan Eagle. Retrieved 31 January 2017. 
  20. ^ "Police". Madison Alabama official site. Madison Alabama. Retrieved 13 February 2015. 
  21. ^ Recording of Pelham police mocking disabled children raises complaints, concerns about agency; by Martin J Reed, 30 December 2014, AL.com accessed 1 January 2015
  22. ^ Thornton, William (29 May 2015). "2 face charges over Rainbow City CVS shooting incident". AL.com. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  23. ^ Dethrage, Stephen. "Tuscaloosa County probate judge denies gay couples marriage licenses, citing Roy Moore's order". AL.com. Retrieved 10 February 2015. 
  24. ^ "Webb Police Officer Arrested". 11 February 2015. Retrieved 17 February 2015. 
  25. ^ https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/28/564