Anja D. Doyle was born in Birmingham, Alabama. Captain Doyle holds an Associate of Science Degree in Law Enforcement from Jefferson State Junior College (Birmingham, AL) and Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Faulkner University (Montgomery, AL).
Captain Doyle has over 33 years of law enforcement experience. She began training at the Birmingham Police Academy on September 28, 1987. She has worked a variety of assignments including; Patrol, Commercial Area Patrol, Burglary/General and Family Services. In 1997, she was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and reassigned from the Detective Bureau to the East Precinct within the Patrol Bureau.
In 2005, Captain Doyle was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. Her first assignment as a lieutenant was Morning Shift Commander at the South Precinct. In 2009 she was reassigned as the South Precinct Day Shift Commander and Administrative Lieutenant.
In 2013, Captain Doyle was reassigned to the Chief’s Command Staff as the Executive Assistant to the Deputy Chief of the Administrative Bureau. In February of 2018 she was assigned as the Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police. In July of 2020 Captain Doyle was appointed commander of the Special Victims Unit.
Anja Doyle was promoted to the rank of Captain on December 18, 2020. She is assigned to the West Precinct.
In her spare time Captain Doyle enjoys traveling with, and cooking for, her family.