About SPD


The City of Scottsboro is located at an altitude of 652 feet in the northeast portion of Jackson County of the Great State of Alabama. It is approximately 45 miles east of Huntsville, Alabama and approximately 60 miles west of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The Scottsboro city limit incorporates a 54 square mile area, with a police jurisdiction that extends three miles beyond city limit lines. The population consists of approximately 15,578 people. The police department has a total of 44 sworn officers and 31 civilian employees.

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