Chief of Police:
Nate Allen

Department Phone No:
(256) 341-4600
Department Fax No:
(256) 341-4605

Decatur Police Recruiting Website

Dedication, Duty, and Honor

The members of the Decatur Police Department are committed to excellence in law enforcement and are dedicated to the citizens, traditions and diversity of our city. As a police department, we are charged with protecting lives and property, preventing crime and reducing the fear of crime all while providing transparent police services with understanding and compassion through partnerships with our citizens. We will perform our duties with integrity and provide total law enforcement with a vision.

The men and women of the Decatur Police Department are committed to serving the citizens of Decatur by providing quality services to the community by utilizing both time-tested methods and innovative approaches to crime prevention and enforcement. We will continue to adhere to the highest ethical and moral professional standards and safeguard the constitutional rights of all people. Our communication with the public will be direct, open, and respectful. We will value our differences, recognizing that there is strength in both. Our goal is excellence and we will accept nothing less.

The Police Department is open 24 hours a day, every day of the year and is located at 402 Lee St. N.E., on the first floor of City Hall.

The Decatur Police Department has the authority and responsibility to enforce and investigate all local, state and federal laws within the City.

Contact Person: Chief of Police (256) 341-4602

Reference: Ordinance No. 1810, Section 2--13(10), Code of Decatur