The CID investigates property crimes and misdemeanors occurring within the city limits and police jurisdiction. This includes burglaries, robberies, thefts, financial crimes and domestic violence cases.
The Juvenile Division has School Resource Officers working in the middle and high schools to deter crime and build rapport with the students and faculty of the Tuscaloosa City Schools.
West Alabama Narcotics Task Force is a multi-jurisdictional task force. TPD, the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Northport Police Department and the University of Alabama Police Department provide the officers and supervisors who staff the task force. The Tuscaloosa County District Attorney’s Office provides the prosecutorial services for the task force. WANTF is charged with investigating all felony narcotics offenses in Tuscaloosa County.