Lieutenant JaCorey Foster has 19 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. While at East Precinct, he served as a Patrol Officer and Field Training Officer.
In 2009, he was selected to join 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 U.S. 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 responsible for directing 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 various leadership and management training courses throughout his career.
In 2022, Lieutenant Foster was promoted to his current rank with the Birmingham Police Department and assigned to the Special Enforcement Division Vice/Narcotics Unit.