Training Division

The Training Division of the Vestavia Hills Fire Department strives to educate, enrich and empower every member of the department in all aspects of fire suppression, fire prevention, emergency medical services, public education, rescue, hazardous materials incident mitigation and public service, in order that they may provide the utmost service to the citizens we serve.

Animal Control

Photos & animal adoption information are available on the VHPD Animal Control Facebook page. Animal Control and the prevention of rabies in the City of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, and within the police jurisdiction thereof, is governed by Chapter Four of the Vestavia Hills Code of Ordinances. The City’s Code of Ordinances are published in a

Business Services

The Vestavia Hills Police Department strives to serve as well as maintain a safe community for our local businesses to thrive and prosper. This page is an overview of some of the services our Department consistently provides to businesses in addition to general patrols and investigations. We are continually reviewing our policies and procedures to

Children’s Safety

Chief Dan Rary has formalized an agreement with the A Child Is Missing Alert Program, a nationwide non-profit organization that helps law enforcement agencies locate missing children, missing elderly persons (often suffering from Alzheimer’s), college students, and missing persons who are mentally or physically challenged or disabled. A Child is Missing utilizes sophisticated computer mapping systems

Code Enforcement

All property maintenance complaints, other than for building structure, are addressed by the Police Department’s Code Enforcement Officer. Anonymous complaints may be submitted through the Vestavia Hills Action Center or by calling 205.978.0113. Click here to view the City of Vestavia Hills Noise Control Ordinance.

Community Initiatives

The Vestavia Hills Police Department has multiple community initiatives that it supports throughout the year. Some notable COPS initiatives are: Community Night Out – Annual event, usually held in October at City Hall. VHPD Teen Driver Training Text a Tip Facebook Neighborhood Shield Signs – For details, contact Sgt. Eddie Crim at 205.978.0119. Rx Drop

Submit a Tip

VHPD encourages everyone to report information about any illegal activity, such as unsolved cases, vandalism, theft, the sale and distribution of drugs or information about crimes that are being planned in the community or schools. As always, dial 911 for immediate emergencies. Submit a Tip For the first time, citizens across Vestavia Hills now have

Crime Mapping & Statistics

Crime Mapping The public can now also access free crime mapping data through or through the CrimeReports iPhone app, available for free download in the Apple iTunes store. The new service even lets local citizens sign up for free customizable email updates, so they can monitor crime in their neighborhood. Partnering with over 1,600 law

VHPD Teen Safety Driver Training

Mission Our mission is to provide each student with the necessary information and techniques to be a SAFE RESPONSIBLE DRIVER. To assist each student in adopting an attitude that accepts the serious nature of driving without being frightened by it. Accomplishing this through organized curriculum and professional instruction. Contact Info Course Information **Each student


How do I file an application for employment with the City of Vestavia Hills? The City of Vestavia Hills is an equal opportunity employer. Employees are divided into two primary categories: classified and non-classified. Applicants for classified positions (police, fire, EMS services and administrative positions) need to make application through the Personnel Board of Jefferson