The Vestavia Hills Police Department has multiple Community Service Programs that we hope you, the Citizens of Vestavia Hills, will find helpful. These programs are described below. Each program has contact information, e-mail links and links to required forms whenever appropriate. You can view, print, or download forms by following the instructions below. It is our hope that this will save you at least one trip to City Hall!

 

Vacation Patrol Request

If you are going on vacation or away from your home for an extended period, the Vestavia Hills Police Department will increase patrols at your residence. To request this service, you need to fill out a form and turn that form in to the Communication Dispatcher prior to your departure. Go to the Police Department in the Vestavia Hills Municipal Complex.

You may print or download this form.

 

Juvenile Patrol Request

If you are going to be away from your home and you must leave an older, responsible teen at home alone, the Vestavia Hills Police Department will increase patrols at your residence. You must complete and sign a Juvenile Patrol Request Form and return it to the police department. These forms are available at Police Records (978-0124).

You may print or download this form.

 

Patrol Request

If you would like the police department to increase patrols in your area for a specific purpose, (such as speeders, running stop signs, blocking the street, suspicious activity, etc.) call the Communication Dispatch at 823-1153 and ask for increased patrols in your area.

 

Traffic Control Device Request

If you want to request an additional Traffic Control Device on your street, or a change in a Traffic Control Device on your street, the police department will consider your request. You must complete an Application for Traffic Control Signs and submit it to the Chief of Police for review and consideration. These forms are available at Police Records (978-0124).

You may print or download this form.

 

Unlock Vehicle

If you happen to lock your keys in your car at home or while shopping in Vestavia Hills, call Communication Dispatch as 823-1153. An officer will be dispatched to your location to assist you. If you want the officer to attempt to unlock your vehicle you must complete a release form. If the officer can not unlock your vehicle he/she will assist you by calling a locksmith.

 

Fingerprinting

The Vestavia Hills Police Department provides fingerprinting services Tuesday and Thursday from 9am – 11am and 1pm – 3pm. The cost is $5.00 per card. Groups of 3 persons or more should call Police Records at 978-0124 to schedule a time to better accommodate your group. Due to manpower demands you may be asked to come at a different time, if all officers are busy.

 

Police Reports

Copies of Traffic Accident Reports and Police Incident/Offense Reports are available at Police Records. This Office is open Monday – Friday from 8am to 5pm. Copies of reports are $5.00 each. You can mail your request, if so include a self addressed stamped envelope. Also in your request, please reference your case number and the name of the reporting party, with date and location. If you have any questions please call 978-0124.

If you have been involved in a traffic accident that resulted in death, personal injury, or damage to any one owner in excess of $250, you are required by Alabama Law to file Form SR-31 with the Alabama Department of Public Safety. This form can be obtained from the Vestavia Hills Police Department (phone number 978-0124). Alternatively, you may print or download the form directly from this web site:

Form SR-31

 

Police Department Tours

Scouting, Day-care and Schools groups are welcomed to tour the Vestavia Hills Police Department. Please contact Police Records to schedule an appropriate time. (978-0124)

 

About the Municipal Court

If you have a question about a court date, a ticket, a bond amount, an outstanding warrant or payment of a fine, please call Vestavia Hills Municipal Court at 978-0121. For more information, go to the Vestavia Hills Municipal Court Page.

 

Medical Alerts

This program is designed to assist the Police and Fire Departments in meeting the needs of citizens that have special medical problems. If you or someone at your address has special medical needs, please follow the instructions on the Medical Alert Form, fill in the pertinent information, and submit the completed form to the Vestavia Hills Police Department.

 

Business Emergencies

The purpose of this program is to gather information in advance to assist the Vestavia Hills Police and Fire Departments in the event of an incident or emergency at a Vestavia Hills place of business. A form has been devised to collect this information. If we have the requested information, both the Police and Fire Departments will be better prepared to serve you, the business owner, particularly if an incident or emergency arises after hours, on week-ends and holidays. We strongly encourage business owners to visit, complete and submit the Business Emergency Contact Information Form to the Police Department located at the following link:

Business Services