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Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

New President of the Alabama Sheriff’s Association Named

Montgomery County Sheriff Derrick Cunningham was named the President of the Alabama Sheriff’s Association (ASA) for 2020 at a January awards dinner at the Renaissance Hotel in Montgomery. Sheriff Cunningham served as Vice President in 2019 and plans to lead the ASA in a progressive manner along with his fellow sheriffs throughout the State of Alabama. Sheriff Cunningham discussed the value of the ASA for Alabama sheriffs that seek legal advice, questions pertaining to ethical issues, law enforcement standards, legislation, and inquiries involving the daily operations of their agencies. In closing, Sheriff Cunningham emphasized that the Alabama Sheriff’s Association is a valuable tool for law enforcement leaders to utilize in the service to Alabama citizens.

Firearms Familiarization Course

Register NOW for our Firearms Familiarization Courses for 2020!

We know that learning how to protect yourself is very important in today’s world. The class is held at our Sheriff D.T. Marshall Firearms Training Center and is FREE to Montgomery County residents! The morning session is classroom instruction on firearm safety and firearm laws. The afternoon session allows citizens to practice shooting on our Firing Range for the remainder of the class (if you would like). All classes are under the instruction of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Range Master.


Course Requirements:

• Montgomery County Citizen

• Obtain a Montgomery County Pistol Permit (prior to the course date)

• Complete an Application for the Course

2020 Course Dates:

March 14, April 18, June 6, July 11, August 8, September 5, October 10


Pistol Permit Questions?

334.832.1335 or 334.832.1337

Course Questions or to Obtain an Application?



Your safety is our primary concern; therefore,

we ask that you do not bring children to this class.

Sheriff’s Office App

If you haven’t already heard, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has a phone app called “Montgomery County AL Sheriff” that can be accessed through your phone’s app store. Once you have added this app to your phone, you can easily set your phone up to receive important push notifications. Push notifications are quick, important messages that can notify you of road closure(s), blocked road(s), anything pertinent to your travel, escapee, etc. While our app can help you with many things including checking to see if someone is in the county jail, it is most helpful to receive push notifications.


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