Chief Kathy Davis presides over the Birmingham City Jail.
The Birmingham City Jail’s mission is to provide an enhanced level of service to citizens
of the Birmingham area by housing inmates through the establishment of a safe, secure facility; while maintaining
humane custody, confinement and supervision.
The Jail offers educational training such as GED preparation and
literacy service, social services (Alcoholic Anonymous, Narcotic Anonymous, AIM (Aids in Minority and Life
Skills), Assist Veteran Affairs VJO homeless in offering mental health and substance abuse treatment as an
alternative to incarceration, identify and assess individuals who meet the criteria for the Municipal Court
Drug Program. Female detainees are offered Healthy Lifestyles therapeutic classes.
For 2010, our goal is to provide Domestic Violence intervention classes
for inmates incarcerated for long periods of time due to their domestic violence convictions and provide counseling to
those affected by mental illness. The unit also offers religious programs to enhance the quality of life during and
after incarceration; while providing a clean and healthy work environment for the staff and detainees.