What is the Police Jurisdiction?
Generally speaking, the Police Jurisdiction is the three mile area that surrounds or extends past the City limits of Tuscaloosa but not into the jurisdiction of another city.
How can I get media information?
Call the Police Department Public Relations at 205-248-4845.
How do I inquire about a police report?
Call the Records Division at 205-248-4560.
I need a pistol permit. Where do I go?
Pistol permits are issued by the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office at 700 Greensboro Ave. Apply at tcsoal.org/resources/pistol-permit.
How do I get information about a taxi license?
Call the Traffic Division at 205-248-4730.
I'm going out of town on vacation. What do I need to do?
Make your house looked lived in. This includes stopping your paper and mail delivery or having a neighbor pick it up. Let your neighbors know you're going out of town, so they can keep an eye on your home. You may also eave certain lights on a timer.
I need fingerprints taken for a job application. Can the Police Department do that for me?
The Tuscaloosa Police Department does not offer this service at this time.
How do I swear out a warrant on an individual?
If the crime occurred in Tuscaloosa and a report was taken by a Tuscaloosa Police Officer, you must first obtain a copy of your police report. After you've gotten your report, you must meet with a Municipal Court Magistrate either at the Municipal Court building or at police headquarters.
How do I report an uncut yard or unkempt premises?
Call Tuscaloosa 311 by dialing 311 within city limits or 205-248-5311 if outside city limits.
How do I inquire about an impounded vehicle or recovered property?
To inquire about an impounded vehicle, call 205-248-4801. To inquire about recovered property, call 205-248-4556.