Captain Theophilus E. Smith Jr. has 25 years of service with the Birmingham Police Department. Theophilus has had the opportunity to serve as a Patrol Officer, Task Force Officer, Adjunct Academy Instructor, SWAT Operator, Entry-Team Member, Sniper, Solo Motor Scout, Patrol Sergeant, Recruiting and Hiring Sergeant, Tactical Commander, Assistant Field Operations Bureau Commander, WEST Precinct Shift-Commander, Executive Officer of the Business Compliance Unit, Executive Assistant to the Chief of Police, Commander of the Crimes Against Property Unit, and currently as the Commander of the department’s Special Operations Unit.
Theophilus was educated in the Birmingham City Schools system and a graduate of the Ramsay Alternative High School. He has earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Homeland Security, and a Master’s Degree in Justice Administration. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy Session Number 258. He holds certifications in various law enforcement professional courses and instructor certifications. He is also a member of several law enforcement professional organizations.
Theophilus is a lifelong member of the New Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Church where he assists with various committees and is a member of the Singing Churchmen. He is Life Member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., and a proud Veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
Captain Theophilus E. Smith Jr.
Birmingham Police Department
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