Support Operations

The Support Operations Bureau is comprised of seven specialized units:

  • Detention
  • Community Service Division
  • Latent Print Unit
  • Records/ Data Entry and Property
  • Crime Scene Unit
  • Firearms & Tool Mark

The units are responsible for a wide range of essential functions that assist with carrying out the mission of the Birmingham Police Department.

Mission Statement:  The men and women of the Support Services Bureau are dedicated to, empowered by, and in partnership with the community to provide professional, ethical, and courteous service.

Vision Statement:   The Birmingham Police Department in conjunction with the Support Services Bureau envisions a community that is free from the fear of victimization, where our citizens and visitors trust, believe and have confidence that our police force will provide the highest level of professional services through “ethics, effort and excellent.”