|Huntsville Police Department
Huntsville Police Department
Mark McMurray (Interim Police Chief) effective Sep. 1.
815 Wheeler Ave
Huntsville, AL 35801
Telephone 256/722-7100 (dispatch)
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Huntsville, "The Rocket City", is located in North Alabama. The Huntsville Police Department is located near the City's downtown business and historic districts. Huntsville has 3 Police Precincts, 360 sworn officers, 150 civilian personnel, and patrols an area of 194.7 square miles.
The City of Huntsville, one of the fastest growing cities in the country, with a population of more than 175,000. Huntsville is governed by a mayor and a city council consisting of five council members elected by districts.
The Huntsville Police Department is a "Professional Law Enforcement Organization" utilizing modern technology, state of the art equipment and comprehensive training techniques. The Department is a nationally accredited department through the "Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement" (CALEA).
The Huntsville Police Department employs individuals of diverse backgrounds, education and experience. Candidates for employment are recruited from all areas of the country and from all walks of life.
"COURAGE, INTEGRITY and PROFESSIONALISM" is a motto which we take great pride in throughout our career as law enforcement as police officers.
The mission of the Huntsville Police Department is to protect life and property, preserve the constitutional rights of every citizen, and vigorously enforce the laws of the United States of America and the State of Alabama. Members of the department shall strive to accomplish this mission within the constraints of the law, with respect for human dignity, and in accordance with the highest standards of performance and accountability.
The goal of the Huntsville Police Department is to accomplish its mission consistently by responding to the needs of the community with police services that are efficient and effective on the one hand and fair and equitable on the other. Members shall endeavor to achieve this goal by establishing crime and service-related priorities that are met with challenging, innovative and realistic strategies.