City of Hartselle


The Criminal Investigation Division is comprised of four Investigators, three general Investigators and an Investigator assigned to the Morgan County Drug Task Force. The unit is lead by Lieutenant Justin Barley.

Seized drugs and property

The Narcotics Unit investigates cases involving the illegal sell and trafficking of narcotics ranging from street level sales to organized drug enterprises. The Narcotics Unit also files forfeiture proceedings against the assets obtained through illegal drug activity. The Narcotics Unit uses these assets to aid in the continued fight against illegal drugs.

Seized counterfeit money orders

The Criminal Investigations Division investigates all types of felony offenses. The unit consistantly pursues the latest technology to assist in investigations.  The unit is frequently asked to provide informative speaches to local schools,
churches and civic organizations about criminal trends and problems that affect our community.

Lt. Barley is also the Public Information Officer, he may be contacted at 256-751-4914 or by email at

City of Hartselle