Monday October 2nd

  Incidents Criminal Mischief - Occurred at 201 45th Street NE, paint on a Ford F150 was damaged, valued at $300.00 Damaged Property - Occurred at 4915 Martin Ave NE Apt E4, a window screen ...Read more

Saturday September 23rd

  Incidents Criminal Mischief  - Occurred at 1800 Gault Ave N, two AT&T phone lines and wiring box, a cable line box and wiring, two air conditioner units and fuse boxes, and a glass pane ...Read more

Randy Bynum, Chief of Police

200 Gault Ave. South
Fort Payne, AL  35967-1993
Phone: (256) 845-1414
Fax: (256) 845-4445

Ronnie W. Warren, Asst. Chief of Police

200 Gault Ave. South
Fort Payne, AL  35967-1993
Phone: (256) 845-1414
Fax: (256) 845-4445



The employees of the Fort Payne Police Department are proudly dedicated to the values of integrity, professional service, and respect. The employees of the Fort Payne Police Department will uphold the public trust by being honest, truthful, and consistent in our beliefs and actions.

We will display high moral and ethical standards and act as role models within our community, always holding ourselves to a higher standard of conduct, as the public expects from those who pledge to serve the public by enforcing the law, investigating crime, and preserving the peace as a part of the criminal justice system. We will always hold ourselves accountable to the principal of equality and fairness. We will provide high quality service through a partnership with the community and a commitment to excellence. We will constantly strive to solve problems and be responsible to community needs and concerns through cooperation. We will hold ourselves accountable to the citizens of Fort Payne, recognizing service to others as our highest honor and will never compromise our values or mission for the sake of expediency or personal preference. We will respect and protect the constitutional rights of all citizens efficiently and effectively while treating them fairly and equitably with courtesy, compassion, dignity, and respect.

These efforts shall be achieved through careful selection of employees, continual training and education, interaction with the community, as well as by establishing crime and service related priorities met with challenging, innovative, and realistic strategies.

Law Enforcement Links

Alabama Department of Public Safety
Code of Alabama
Alabama Department of Transportation
Alabama Registered Sex Offenders

Firing Range

The firing range is open to the public every Saturday from 8am until 3pm, weather permitting, and excluding holidays.

Call for details at (256) 845-1414.

The range features a 50 yard handgun range and a 175 yard rifle range with room for multiple shooters and targets.