Etowah County FBI Office

Find Etowah County Alabama FBI Offices, field offices, facilities and locations of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. FBI Offices provide information on criminal investigations, probes, the FBI most wanted list, application/requirements and eligibility for special agent recruitment, training and employment, FBI background checks and tips hotline.


Gadsden Alabama FBI Office 600 Broad Street Gadsden AL 35901 205-326-6166


Gadsden Alabama FBI Office 308 South 3rd Street Gadsden AL 35901 256-547-0522

About Etowah County FBI Offices

The Etowah County FBI Office is one of the 56 Field Offices or 350 Resident Agencies of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in Etowah County, AL. The FBI is a national security organization, situated as the primary investigative agency within the U.S. Department of Justice. The FBI's intelligence and law-enforcement authorities and responsibilities are designed to protect against security threats to the U.S. The local FBI Office in Etowah County investigates specific crimes under its jurisdiction and provides other Etowah County and Alabama law enforcement agencies with a variety of cooperative services. The FBI also gathers, shares, and analyzes intelligence as a member of the U.S. intelligence community.

You may contact the FBI Office for questions about:
  • Etowah County FBI criminal investigations
  • Identity theft and fraud
  • Reporting Etowah County criminal activity
  • FBI most wanted list
  • FBI jobs and employment
Etowah County FBI Field Offices

Much of the intelligence and investigative work of the FBI is carried out at FBI Field Offices. A Special Agent in Charge heads most of the Field Offices, while an Assistant Director in Charge heads the very largest Field Offices. There are subdivisions within the Field Offices, referred to as Resident Agencies, which are located in smaller cities and towns. The Etowah County Resident Agencies are headed by Supervisory Special Agents.

Etowah County FBI Criminal Investigations

Criminal investigations by the Etowah County FBI concentrate on the most significant threats to U.S. society. In addition to investigating major violent crimes, such as mass killings, gang activity, crimes against children, and bank robberies, the FBI leads investigations of white-collar crimes, public corruption, cybercrimes, and civil rights violations in Etowah County, AL. Criminal investigations often involve a high degree of cooperation with other Alabama State and local Etowah County law enforcement agencies and regulatory agencies.

National Security & Intelligence

The FBI's Intelligence Branch produces the intelligence necessary to carry out Etowah County FBI operations and for the FBI to collaborate with partnering agencies. The National Security Branch of the FBI works to detect, deter, and disrupt threats from terrorists and weapons of mass destruction, and conducts counter-intelligence operations. This branch maintains the terrorist watch list and coordinates interrogation activities. The activities of the national security and intelligence programs are integrated into the work of the Etowah County FBI Field Offices and Resident Agencies.