The Patrol Division is responsible for providing law enforcement services primarily in the unincorporated areas of Jefferson County. This includes protecting life and property, preserving the peace, prevention and investigation of crimes, apprehension of criminals, recovery of stolen property, identification and preservation of evidence, maintenance of criminal records and serving and enforcing orders of the courts.

A Captain is assigned to each divison and commands patrol operations in a specific area of the county. The substation captains are:

Center Point & Forestdale – Captain John Mayes
Bessemer- Captain A. Knight

Sergeants are assigned to each shift at the substations.

Deputy Chief Anthony Pippen