Captain Wendell W. Major is a native of Jefferson County who enlisted and served as a Unites States Marine Corps Sergeant after graduation from Fairfield High School. Captain Major began his Law Enforcement Career with GA Dept. of Corrections, then with UAB Police Department. Captain Major has served with Fairfield Police Department, as a Captain in the Technology, Corrections, Patrol, and vice and Narcotics Divisions; as a Sergeant in the Patrol Divisions; and as a Captain in the Technology, Corrections and School Resource Divisions. Captain Major has served as a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) instructor. Captain Major is an Alabama License Polygraph Examiner, a member of the Alabama State BAR, a certified School Resource Officer/ Supervisor. Captain Major earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from UAB, A Jurist Doctorate from Birmingham School of Law and teaches Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies. Captain Major is a graduate of the 262nd Session of the FBI National Academy.