Ted Cook, Police Chief
Police Chief Ted Cook joined the Mountain Brook Police Department in March 2011. He is a graduate of Auburn University, the Birmingham School of Law and is a member of the Alabama State Bar. Chief Cook is a Certified Law Enforcement Executive by the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC). He is President of the Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police (AACOP) and active in the Jefferson County Chiefs of Police Association. Chief Cook has served in every position on the Executive Board of AACOP. Chief Cook has over 32 years of service in Law Enforcement. He came to Mountain Brook after serving as Chief of Police for the City of Leeds for over three years. Prior to Leeds, the Chief worked over 20 years in the City of Birmingham. The Chief has extensive experience in Administration, SWAT Operations, Patrol, and worked on a Felony Task Force in Birmingham. Chief Cook also has taught numerous classes at the Birmingham Police Academy.