Scottsboro Police

Dedicated to the Community

To Serve and Protect
Always just a call away.


Our job is your safety.
The men and women of the Scottsboro Police Department are dedicated to serving our community in a safe and fair manner while safeguarding the lives and property of residents and visitors of the City of Scottsboro.


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We're here to help
The Scottsboro Police Department is committed to developing well trained, motivated and courteous employees using the latest technologies available to serve our city with pride and professionalism.

"The police are the public, the public are the police. The police are only the members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties that are incumbent on every citizen in the interest of community welfare and existence." - Sir Robert Peel, 1829

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A messsage from Chief Ralph Dawe

Our mission is to protect life, property, and help those that are in need, to enforce local, state and federal laws within the City of Scottsboro jurisdiction. We are committed to provide the best possible service to our citizens as well as visitors to our city. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism, pride, honesty and courage. We are dedicated to the interactive relationship between our community and our city leaders to enhance the quality of life for all of our citizens and visitors to the City of Scottsboro.

Our officers and support staff are highly qualified and trained. They all have been instrumental in making this city maintain a below average crime rate. I am proud of all the employees and the jobs they perform for the Scottsboro Police Department and the community we serve.

Ralph Sig