Lieutenant John Green is a Birmingham, Al. native with 15 years of Law Enforcement experience. He has been a police officer with the Birmingham Police Department since 2007. He served in the Birmingham Police Department as a Patrol Officer, High Intensity Community Oriented Policing Program (H.I.C.O.P.P) Officer, Task Force team member, Narcotics Investigator, Patrol Sergeant, Criminal Intelligence Sergeant, REACT team Sergeant and Vice/Narcotics Sergeant. As a Lieutenant, he has served as a Patrol Shift Commander and Community Safety Partnership Unit Commander. During his tenure as a Narcotics Investigator, he led several missions which involved multiple Law Enforcement Agencies (local and Federal) in efforts to uncover Human Trafficking and other large-scale operations. As a narcotics Sergeant, he has led one of the most successful narcotics units in the region. As a Criminal Intelligence Sergeant, he has supervised numerous covert operations to combat organized crime and other serious criminal activity throughout the metro Birmingham area. As a patrol Lieutenant, he has commanded East Precinct and South Precinct Day Shift. As the Community Safety Partnership Unit Commander, he has spearheaded many operations and deployed a safety plan which led to a 30% YTD violent crime reduction throughout all of Birmingham Public Housing communities.
Lieutenant Green attended Woodlawn High school and graduated from Hewitt-Trussville High School in 1997. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Miles College in Fairfield, Al.
Special Skills includes, but not limited to, Bessemer SWAT School, Birmingham SWAT School, APOSTC Regional Advanced SWAT School, Basic Narcotics Investigations, Undercover Operations, Special Operations, Child and Adult Human Trafficking, Criminal Highway Interdiction and Riot Control Tactics.
Lieutenant Green was awarded the outstanding citizens award and medal by the Elyton community and Birmingham City Council in 2009.
Lieutenant Green has a strong faith in God and love for the community he serves. He also believes in strong community relations, strong leadership, excellence, professionalism and transparency.