Assistant Chief Allen Treadaway is a 30 year veteran of the Birmingham Police Department. His career began at the Birmingham Police Academy in 1989. Over the years he has been promoted through the ranks culminating with his promotion to the rank of Assistant Chief of Police in June 2018. Treadaway most recent assignment was as Captain of the East Precinct, which includes the Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport.
In 1992, he was recognized as the West Precinct Officer of the Year. In 2005 he was named the Most Outstanding Member of the Year by the Alabama State Fraternal Order of Police. Treadaway has been awarded the departments combat cross in 1992 and the Distinguished Service medal in 2015.
Treadaway was first elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in 2006 where he currently serves a Chairman of the Public Safety Homeland Security Committee. Treadaway has sponsored or co-sponsored several pieces of legislation important to law enforcement.
Treadaway and his wife Susan are the proud parents of 5 children and 4 grand children.