Lieutenant Field Morton is a Shift Commander at North Precinct. He began his law enforcement career with the Birmingham Police Department in 2004. After successfully completing the Police Academy, he was assigned to the West Precinct. During his time there, he served as a utility officer, beat officer, and task force officer. In May 2009, he became a member of the Crime Reduction Team and worked with the United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force. In July 2011, he was reassigned to the Homicide Unit as a detective, where he remained until he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. While Sergeant, he worked as a district supervisor in West Precinct until he was reassigned to supervise the Homicide and Felony Assault Units in April 2018. Lieutenant Field Morton has also served on the department’s Honor Guard, as well as a being a guest instructor for defensive tactics, defensive driving and firearms tactics.