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Reliable Information Is Important We are seeing false information regarding lodging and emergency housing for Hurricane Irma evacuees. Only trust information you can verify from gov't agencies: FEMA Federal Emergency Management Agency Morgan County Emergency Management Agency City of Decatur, Alabama Decatur Police Department Decatur Al...

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...

September Events Weekly Events Mondays and Tuesdays, September 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 and 26 at 10:00 am Event: Preschool Storytime Where: Decatur Public Library Contact: 256-353-2993 ext. 122   Tuesdays, September 12 and 26 Event: LEGO Hour Where: Decatur Public Library Contact: 256-353-2993 ext. 122   Wednesdays, September 6, 13, 20 and...

August 2017 was a wonderful month in the City of Decatur Let’s look at a few highlights: Wolverine announces they will have a workforce of 250 to manufacture aluminum products.    United Launch Alliance announced $115M upgrade to their facilities for the new Vulcan launch vehicle. Dynetics announced...

The Decatur Police Department will be hosting a Drug Take Back event on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 1:00pm-2:00pm. The event will be held at Presbyterian Towers located at 1824 Presbyterian Drive, SW, in Decatur Alabama. All those wishing to drop off their unwanted medications...

Decatur Fire and Rescue Firefighter Cody Beasley’s family experienced a huge loss when a structure fire destroyed their home and its contents. Firehouse Subs has offered to give the Beasley family 20% of the proceeds from sales on August 21st, 5-9pm @ both the Decatur and...