Lieutenant JaCorey Foster has over 17 years of law enforcement experience with the Birmingham Police Department. After graduating from the Birmingham Police Academy in 2004, he was assigned to East Precinct. During his time at East Precinct, he served as a Patrol Officer and Field Training Officer.
In 2009, he was selected to become a member of the Crime Reduction Team (CRT) and U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. During this assignment, Lieutenant Foster worked with various federal and state agencies to reduce violent crime in and around the City of Birmingham, the state of Alabama and the US Southeast Region. Lieutenant Foster has worked numerous drug, fugitive, and surveillance operations and served in leadership roles within the Birmingham Police Department.
In 2019, Lieutenant Foster was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to South Precinct. Lieutenant Foster was an Alpha shift supervisor and was responsible for the direct supervision of field patrol operations and overseeing the Parking Enforcement Unit. Lieutenant Foster was awarded the Supervisor of the Quarter in the 4th quarter of 2019.
Lieutenant Foster was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. He is a graduate of Wenonah High School and earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Oakland City University. He has also completed a variety of leadership and management training courses throughout his career.
In 2022, Lieutenant Foster was promoted to his current rank with Birmingham Police Department and assigned to the Vice/Narcotics Unit.