Birmingham Police Department

Find Birmingham Alabama police departments, precincts, and stations. Police departments provide information on public safety, police reports, dispatch, impounds, and policing.


Birmingham Police Department 600 Red Lane Road Birmingham AL 35215 205-254-2685


Tarrant Police Department 2593 Commerce Circle Birmingham AL 35217 205-849-2811

About Birmingham Police Departments

Police Departments in Birmingham, AL are law enforcement agencies that are responsible for policing the Birmingham community. Birmingham police promote public safety by preventing crime, stopping crimes in process, criminal investigations, and by providing first response to emergencies.

You may contact the Police Department for questions about:
  • Birmingham public criminal records
  • Filing accident reports
  • Filing Birmingham police reports
  • 911 emergencies and first responders
  • Filing complaints and public safety concerns
  • Fingerprinting services
  • Birmingham Police jobs and employment
Birmingham Criminal Records

Birmingham Police Stations keep public records that are available to the public including criminal records, arrest records, police reports, accident reports, police blotters, and Birmingham crime maps. Police Depts may also provide information about driving history, traffic violations, parking tickets, and car accident reports that may be required for insurance claims.

Crime Prevention

Birmingham Police Officers are empowered to protect the community through various laws and statutes granted by the state of Alabama and local community ordinances. Policing powers are used to prevent and deter crime in Birmingham, AL and may include arrest and detainment, stop and search, issuing tickets and fines, and performing investigations of criminal activity.

Police Department Units

Police Departments in Birmingham are broken down into several internal units, each tasked with a specific set of policing responsibilities and goals. The Birmingham Police Patrol works to promote public safety through Police Officer presence, typically in Police cars, foot patrol, bicycle police, and by providing emergency response. Birmingham Detective units are tasked with gathering evidence, investigating and solving crimes to aid the effort of criminal prosecution. Traffic Control Police enforce Birmingham traffic safety laws through the issuance of fines and driving tickets for traffic and driving violations.

Birmingham Police Dept Specialized Units

The Birmingham Police are organized into specialized task groups to help combat crime and public safety issues. These specialized task forces include domestic violence units, anti-gang squads, and drugs and narcotics units. Police Officers work to improve relations in the Birmingham community through focused community policing groups which establish ties with local businesses, neighborhood groups, religious groups, and schools.