Captain Ron Sellers

Captain Ron Sellers is the currently serving as the Assistant Patrol Bureau Commander and has served the Citizens of Birmingham for 24 years. Captain Sellers started the Birmingham Police Academy in November 1994 and after graduation he was assigned to North Precinct Patrol. Captain Sellers started his career as a Utility Officer at North Precinct and was later assigned as a Beat Officer, Field Training Officer and Precinct Task Force Officer. Captain Sellers was transferred to the Vice / Narcotics Unit in 1999, where he was assigned to an Investigative Unit, Dynamic Entry Team and the Federal Bureau of Investigations “Innocent Images” Task Force on Child Exploitation. Captain Sellers finished his time in Vice / Narcotics assigned to the D.E.A. HIDTA Drug Task Force. In 2007 Captain Sellers was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and was assigned to the South Precinct Patrol Division. During his time at South he was assigned as a District Sergeant and over saw the Precinct HICOPP units. In 2008 Captain Sellers was transferred to the Detective Division and supervised the Project I.C.E. Federal Gun Crime Unit. During this time Captain Sellers wrote a proposal for the Southeast’s first specialty misdemeanor “Gun Court”, which is still operational today. In 2011 Captain Sellers was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and was transferred back to the Vice / Narcotics Unit where he oversaw the Interdiction, Vice, Technical Surveillance and Patrol Case Units along with the Narcotics K-9 Officers. In 2015 Captain Sellers was promoted to the rank of Captain and took over Command of the Vice / Narcotics Unit and oversaw changes to the Unit training and weapons platform. In 2016 Captain Sellers took over Command of the South Precinct Patrol Division. As the Commander of South Precinct, Captain Sellers worked to make the South Precinct Command staff more accessible and started the South Precinct Facebook page to engage citizens through social media. Captain Sellers also worked closely with the many Neighborhood Associations and Business Alliances in South Precinct on a variety of issues. In 2019 Captain Sellers was assigned as the Assistant Patrol Bureau Commander working directly for the Deputy Chief of Patrol. During his career, Captain Sellers has attended different law enforcement training classes at the F.B.I. Academy, Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Regional Counterdrug Training Academy and others. Captain Sellers can be reached at the contact information below.

Captain Ron Sellers, Field Operations Bureau
1710 1st Ave North
Birmingham. Al 35203
205-254-1719
ronald.sellers@birminghamal.gov