Departmental News

Jack Allen Soccer Complex On November 17th-19th, 2017, Jack Allen will play host to the Alabama Junior Cup Soccer Tournament. This event will host soccer teams from around the Southeast for this two day event. For more information call 256-341-4830. Wilson Morgan Softball Complex On Friday, October 20th...

The Landfill is on schedule to cover 34 acres of the Landfill with a geosynthetics membrane which has a 100 year life span. This encapsulates the waste to help protect the environment. The project is on schedule for completion in late January. Leaf season, leaf season!...

Decatur Fire and Rescue is working through fire prevention activities as this is National Fire Prevention Month! Please make sure you have working smoke alarms in your house and that you close bedroom doors when you go to bed. These two things together can mean...

Moulton Street Resurfacing: All items have been completed for this project.  The Contractor will begin correcting items during September that were listed on the Final Inspection punch list.  Once work begins on the punch list, completion is expected in less than two weeks.  After which the...

Every 3rd Thursday of each month Decatur Youth Services will be holding a Mentoring Training Session for Volunteers who want to become involved in the community by mentoring the youths in Decatur City Schools. Mentors must : Be willing to mentoring a child for an hour...

  The artificial turf field has been installed at Jack Allen and we can’t wait to see what responses we get from soccer groups as they get to use the field. The field looks fantastic and will help us land more tournaments in the future. Schedule of...

Over the next two years, it is my vision to increase the department’s overall in-service training from 12 hours to 40 hours a year.  My plan for next year (2018) will be to increase our in-service training from 12 to 24 hours. In 2019, my...

Narcan, an opioid antidote, administered through a non-invasive nasal spray, will now be supplied to all supervising officers of the Decatur Police Department. Decatur is one of the first law enforcement agencies in the state to implement the training and certified usage of a fast-acting narcotic...