The command staff forms the core administration of the Birmingham Police Department. The Chief of Police is the head of administration. He is responsible for managing and directing the overall operations of the department. The chief’s executive staff includes the Assistant Chief, Deputy Chief of Investigative Operations and Deputy Chief of Patrol Operations.
In this section you will find more information on the Chief of Police, Patrick D. Smith and the Birmingham Police Department’s Executive Staff, as well as, Unit, Division and Shift Commanders.