Birmingham police officer jailed on domestic violence charge

Brandon A. Smith is in the Jefferson County Jail.
Brandon A. Smith is in the Jefferson County Jail.(Jefferson Co. Jail)
Published: Dec. 4, 2022 at 7:11 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 4, 2022 at 7:23 PM CST
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A Birmingham police officer is in the Jefferson County Jail.

Police say Brandon A. Smith turned himself in December 4. Birmingham Police were made aware of a domestic assault involving one of their officers on November 19.

The department relieved Smith of his duties as a patrol officer pending an internal investigation. Detectives with the Special Victim’s Section presented the case to the Jefferson County District Attorney’s Office for review. After an assessment, detectives obtained a warrant for Domestic Violence Strangulation.

Smith has been with the Birmingham Police Department since April 2016. He was assigned to the Patrol Division prior to the launch of this investigation.

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