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Eclectic Police Department

Eclectic Police Department Law Enforcement Agency This page is to facilitate communications with the community we serve. Members of the public are welcome to comment on this site, but the Department reserves the right to remove obscenities, off-topic comments, personal attacks, and any post deemed otherwise inappropriate.

Comments left on this page are the views and opinions of their authors and are not necessarily the views or opinions of the Department or its members. This is not the forum to file complaints against Department personnel. Posts complaining about Department personnel will be removed. Citizens with a complaint about our personnel should contact the Department at the non-emergency number listed above

Comments left on this page are the views and opinions of their authors and are not necessarily the views or opinions of the Department or its members. This is not the forum to file complaints against Department personnel. Posts complaining about Department personnel will be removed. Citizens with a complaint about our personnel should contact the Department at the non-emergency number listed above

Operating as usual

04/20/2022

To the parents of the students of Elmore County High School. The Eclectic Police Department conducted a security check of the high school. K9's were used to check for weapons and illegal narcotics. I am pleased to inform you that none of these items were found. There were several rumors that were put out on social media from the lock down that a person was on the property with a weapon and some other false information. The Eclectic Police Department would like to thank the staff and the students of Elmore County High for their cooperation.

We are so proud of our K-9 officer Ivo and our K-9 handler Corporal Thornton for placing in the top 3 in the Narcotics c...
01/07/2022

We are so proud of our K-9 officer Ivo and our K-9 handler Corporal Thornton for placing in the top 3 in the Narcotics competition!! We also want to thank Sweet Davis with Central Alabama Police K-9 Association for her hard work, dedication and countless hours spent working to train our K-9 and handler!! Thanks to you we have one of the top K-9 officer’s and handler’s in the State!! 💙🏆🖤

Edit:
I want to apologize to Brad Buth for not including him in the original post! Brad was the original owner and trainer of Ivo. He spent two years imprinting the odors and put endless hours into training the final response. Brad, you trained one heck of a K-9! Thank you for your hard work and dedication! Ivo is a valuable member of our department and it all started with you!

Santa Laws is coming to town 🎄🎁🎅🏾
12/16/2021

Santa Laws is coming to town 🎄🎁🎅🏾

12/09/2021

🎁You better watch out🎁you better not cry 🎁you better not pout
🎁I’m telling you why
EPD officers might be disguised as SANTA handing out toys! 🎁Be on the lookout 🎄🎅🏽🎅🏾🎅🏼🎄

Thank you Mrs. Carolyn Wingard!!!  Because of your generous donation we were able to purchase a K-9 cage for our favorit...
07/15/2021

Thank you Mrs. Carolyn Wingard!!! Because of your generous donation we were able to purchase a K-9 cage for our favorite 4-legged officer Ivo.

05/05/2021

For all law enforcement needs ONLY please call 334-567-5441. The Eclectic Police Department is experiencing no phone service due to the storms.

ATTENTION: Phone service is now operational at the Eclectic Police Department and Town Hall.

02/09/2021

The application process for these two positions are now closed. All applicants will be notified of the date and time of their interview with the mayor and council.

UPDATE: Corporal position is open with the department. Only certified APOST applicants can apply.

Under the direction of the mayor and council the Eclectic Police Department will be taking applications for Sergeant with the agency. The applications will be open to all APOST certified officers with the State of Alabama. Pay will be discussed during the interview process. If you have any questions contact the Eclectic Police Department at (334) 541-2148 or through the Eclectic Police Department page.

Heads up to residents and those who will be in the downtown area today. The funeral procession for Equality firefighter ...
10/26/2019
Michael Johnston - March 31, 1974 - October 18, 2019

Heads up to residents and those who will be in the downtown area today. The funeral procession for Equality firefighter Michael Johnston will be coming through downtown Eclectic and up to Central road to cross over to highway 9. Expect traffic delays.

For those who would like to pay your respects without going to the service, feel free to line 63 through town in a safe manner. The procession should be coming through between 12-12:30 depending on the service.

https://www.linvillememorial.com/memorials/michael-johnston/3993989/

Mr. Michael Wayne “Peanut” Johnston, 45, of Equality, passed away October 18, 2019. He was born March 31, 1974. Funeral service for Michael Johnston will be Saturday, October 26, at 11 am at Good Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Chris Whittington ...

⚠️🔥‼️Fire Alert Issued for Alabama⚠️🔥‼️Posted: 09/25/2019The Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) has upgraded the recent F...
09/25/2019
Alabama Forestry Commission

⚠️🔥‼️Fire Alert Issued for Alabama⚠️🔥‼️

Posted: 09/25/2019

The Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) has upgraded the recent Fire Danger Advisory to a statewide Fire Alert effective immediately. While under a Fire Alert, permits for outdoor burning will be restricted and issued on an individual basis at the discretion of the State Forester. Anyone who burns a field, grassland, or woodland without a burn permit may be subject to prosecution for committing a Class B misdemeanor.

This burning restriction is being issued because of the current drought situation, continued lack of precipitation, and high probability of fuel ignition. With this extremely dry weather, conditions are such that any fire can quickly spread out of control, not only resulting in damage to our forests but also threatening lives and destroying property. Over the last week, AFC wildland firefighters have responded to 182 wildfires across Alabama, burning approximately 2,608 acres. These numbers include a 470-acre fire in Talladega County, one for 391 acres in DeKalb County, and several which were over 100 acres, but they do not reflect the numerous fires suppressed by volunteer fire departments (VFDs) across the state. The local VFDs are great partners to the AFC in times of high fire occurrence.

This Fire Alert will remain in effect until rescinded by the State Forester, at which time conditions will have changed sufficiently to reduce the occurrence and frequency of wildfires. To report a wildfire, call the Alabama Forestry Commission at (800) 392-5679. For more information on the current wildfire situation in the state or any other forestry-related issues, contact your local AFC office or visit the agency website at www.forestry.alabama.gov/Pages/Fire/Totals.aspx. The Alabama Forestry Commission is the state agency committed to protecting Alabama’s invaluable forest assets as well as its citizens.

To find the number and size of wildfires occurring in Alabama over a defined time frame, specify a county or statewide and the time period you want the information to cover. To see each fire included in the list, click on the sign before the table.

09/02/2019

If you’re missing a dog from the Glendale Acres area of Eclectic, call EPD or Elmore County SO non emergency number. EPD 541-2148 or ECSO 567-5227.

08/10/2019

Hey folks, Eclectic trade days days is going on right next to town hall now until noon. It’s like a miniature santuck flea market.

03/03/2019
Justin

Justin

*** Storm Shelter is OPEN at First Baptist Church on Claud Road***

03/02/2019
Eclectic Fire Department

Eclectic Fire Department

Good morning everyone. Our 2nd annual crawfish boil is just around the corner! The boil is scheduled for May 4th, time TBA. We are looking for sponsors again this year to help us offset the cost. If you sponsor the event your name/business will be displayed on a banner and we will post them all to our page for everyone to see. Our sponsors made last year a great success and we couldn’t have done it without all of your help. This year we’re hoping to be bigger and better, and we look forward to continuing that trend for years to come. Thank you everyone for all of your support!
If you would like to be a sponsor you can contact us here on our page through messenger or you can call:

Station 1 at (334)541-4425, Matt Womble at (334)991-6894 or
Josh Dorminey at (334) 399-5705

01/31/2019
Elmore County Sheriff's Office

Elmore County Sheriff's Office

*****NEW SCAM ALERT*****
Elmore County Investigators have been notified about yet another scam involving fake employees of Alabama Power Company and fake employees of Central Alabama Electric Cooperative. These individuals are requesting payment over the phone for overdue bill payment. We currently have two telephone numbers that are associated with this scam but be aware that they could be using several different numbers. 256-399-9723 and 205-671-1303 are two known numbers. If you receive a call for payment over the phone for Alabama Power or Central Alabama Electric hang up and contact the power companies at the correct numbers to verify.
*****NEW SCAM ALERT*****

01/27/2019
Eclectic Fire Department

Eclectic Fire Department

At approximately 3:30 this morning, Eclectic Fire Department was dispatched to the 11000 block of Georgia Road for a structure fire with confirmed entrapment (person still inside the structure). At 3:37, units arrived on-scene to find a single-story structure that was well-involved. Upon arrival, it was determined that two neighbors had rescued the entrapped resident from the structure through a window. Units worked to extinguish the fire while Eclectic Fire Department’s EMS personnel treated and transported the victim. Units extinguished the fire without further incident or injury. At this time, the cause of the fire is still undetermined.

According to witnesses, prior to the fire department’s arrival a passerby knocked on the neighbor’s door to alert them to the house fire and asked if they knew who lived in the home. Unsure if the occupant was home, the neighbors rushed over to get the occupant’s dog so that the dog wasn’t harmed. While looking for the dog in the yard, the neighbors heard a loud moaning noise coming from the bedroom window. One of the neighbors, Tyler McLeod of Eclectic, tried to enter the home to look for the victim but was unable to enter due to the fire and debris. At that time, he and another neighbor, Joshua Donahey of Eclectic, removed the air conditioning window-unit from the window and the two neighbors were able to rescue the victim through the window. At this point, the occupant had suffered potentially life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital for stabilization and then transported by helicopter to UAB Hospital. The victim is currently in critical condition. Without the actions of these two neighbors, it is almost certain that the occupant would not have escaped the structure and would have succumbed to his injuries. The Eclectic Fire Department and the Town of Eclectic would like to thank these citizens for their actions, disregarding their own safety while saving another.

Due to the entrapment, Tallassee, Santuck, Red Hill and Kowaliga Fire Departments also responded. There were 35 Firefighters and 13 apparatus on-scene representing the different departments. Eclectic Police Department and Elmore County Sheriff’s Office also responded. We would like to thank all of the responders for their assistance.

If you have any further questions, please contact the Public Information Officer, Lt. Andrew Wood, at [email protected].

01/20/2019

North Ann Street in Eclectic is now open.

01/20/2019
Eclectic Fire Department

Eclectic Fire Department

As most of you know we were hit by a tornado this afternoon, all of the roads in the area with the exception of N Ann St are cleared and open for traffic. We do however ask that you stay off of the roads due to debris still being on the sides of the roads and some in power lines above the road. Luckily we have had no reports of injuries in our area. We were very fortunate compared to what our neighbors in Wetumpka are dealing with. Keep Wetumpka in your prayers.

01/20/2019

The 1800 to 2100 block of North Ann Street in Eclectic will be closed due to low hanging power lines. Please stay away from this area until further notice.

North Ann Street is now open.

01/15/2019

👍🏼OWNER HAS BEEN LOCATED! Thank you for your help!

We have a Drone that was found on Mockingbird Ln. We would like to return it. Contact the PD if you think it may be yours! You must be able to give an accurate description!

09/26/2018

*** UPDATE *** She is with her owner!! Thank you for your help ❤️

We have a female German Shepherd here that was picked up on North College. If no one picks her up I’ll gladly take her home with me 😎

09/25/2018
Tallassee Alabama Police Department

** We’ve had multiple reports of this!**

If you receive a telephone call from the IRS stating there is a warrant for your arrest it is a SCAM. Contact the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration to report it at 1-800-366-4484 or www.tigta.gov.

If you receive a telephone call from the IRS stating there is a warrant for your arrest it is a SCAM. Contact the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration to report it at 1-800-366-4484 or www.tigta.gov.

05/16/2018

Do you have livestock in our area? Do we have your information on file? If you are unsure please feel free to send us a message with the following information:
**Locations (ex. 800 block of Kowaliga Rd)
**What type of livestock (black angus cows, Brown & white horses, etc.)
** your name and phone number(s)
We get calls often about livestock in the road. Our officers will go out and attempt to put the animal up but we always notify the owner if we know how to contact you. Please send us a private message, call us at 334-541-2148 (between 8a - 3p) or you can send an email to [email protected].

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05/10/2018
Eclectic Fire Department

Eclectic Fire Department

At 2018 Wednesday night EFD responded to the 3000 block of Claud Rd for a woods fire. EPD arrived on scene first and found a man who had been severely burned. EFD’s EMS transported the patient to the high school practice field where Haynes lifeflight transported him to a hospital for treatment. In the meantime the fire was brought under control. The State Fire Marshals Office is investigating the incident due to injuries caused by fire. We would like to thank EPD, ECSO, HLF, and the Fire Marshals for assisting us tonight.

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