Criminal Investigation Division


Mission Statement 

     Our mission is to provide the citizens of Sheffield Alabama with a professional law enforcement investigative team. We aggressively investigate felony and misdemeanor offenses and ensure successful identification, apprehension and prosecution of offenders.

     Our Criminal Investigation Division (CID) currently consists of two Captains and three Detectives whom are supervised by the Chief of Police. We strive to attend specialized training each year that consists of interview and interrogation, homicide, officer involved shootings, evidence collection and preservation, and/or administrative training.


Send Email to Criminal Investigation Division


Captain Scott Wallace - Email


Captain Randy Butler - Email


Detective Chad Carruth - Email


Duties and Responsibilities of our Investigators:

Investigate crimes against persons and property

Narcotics investigations

Street Crimes Unit

Interview victims and witnesses

Interrogate suspects

Evidence collection

Conducts search warrants

Investigates homicides, assaults, auto thefts, burglaries, missing persons, etc.