Cottonwood Police Department.
P.O. Box 447
1386 Metcalf St., Ste.1
Cottonwood, Alabama
Police Chief: Gary Edwards
Non-Emergency Number: 334.691.2113
Emergency Number: 911
Police Department Email:
Monthly Report
Cottonwood Police Department
January 2014
Projects and Operations
Cottonwood Police are now participating in the regional traffic safety program and will receive money to pay overtime for traffic safety in May and August.
Officer Meadows and Chessey attended canine continuing education. They completed more than 40 hours of training.
Officers and one reserve officer qualified for the first of two mandatory qualifications. This included handgun and rifle. Officers will likely attend additional training including tactical pistol and tactical rifle.
The HMWV was insured by AMIC.
Officers executed a search warrant and arrested two Cottonwood residents. One was charged with operating a clandestine drug laboratory, chemical endangerment of a child, and the second was charged with obstructing governmental operations.
Monthly Activity
Calls for Service   212
Reports Written   5
Traffic Warnings Issued  47
Traffic Citations Issued  15
Arrests Made   14
Traffic Warrants   8
Drug Arrests   5
Felonies   0                       
Misdemeanors  0
Auxiliary Hours  8