Statute 36-21-14; Alabama Rule 2018-416

September Training in Dothan is FULL

The class scheduled for September 23-26th is full. Please check back for additional training to be scheduled and posted.

Thank You
ALLEAPS Team

Statewide Peer Support Dispatch

In cooperation with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), the Alabama Law Enforcement Alliance for Peer Support (ALLEAPS) is pleased to announce the activation of a toll-free peer support telephone number. The call will be answered 24/7 365 days by ALEA Central Dispatch resulting in the activation of peer support personnel.

Since October 2017, ALEA and ALLEAPS have worked hand in hand to develop a quality peer support program with the goals of assisting law enforcement officers experiencing a personal and professional event. All peer support communication is privileged and confidential per Alabama Statue 36-21-14.

Secretary Taylor and his command staff have worked diligently with ALLEAPS to develop and provide peer support training both in the Trooper and SBI agent academies. The mutual goal is to set Alabama Peer Support as a Standard of Care for law enforcement officer peer support.

The goal of Peer Support in Alabama is to make contact with an officer or an agency within thirty minutes of receiving the call. Should you or your agency need assistance, please call:
833 219-2461

For more information visit: www.alleaps.org

Heath Carpenter, LT, SBI
LEAPS/ALEA State Coordinator
(334) 726-1980

Tim P. Faulk, PhD
LEAPS, Clinical Director
(334) 701-9624

Statute 36-21-14; Alabama Rule 2018-416

With excitement we want to remind all Emergency Responders that the Peer Support Law provides all Emergency Responders with privileged and confidential communications when trained and appointed by their Chief/Sheriff as a Certified Peer Support Member.

The Peer Support appointment form is on this website under the Members Only section. Download and complete the form which includes having your Chief/Sheriff sign the order, you can mail the form to:

LT. Heath Carpenter, SBI
State Coordinator, ALLEAPS
104 Adris Place, Suite 20
Dothan, AL 36303

Tim P. Faulk, PhD, CTTS
Clinical Director, ALLEAPS
1450 Ross Clark Circle, Suite 3
Dothan, AL 36301
Download Instructions and Blank Peer Support Form Here

Romans 13

Romans 13:4-5 (NLT)
4 The authorities are God’s servants, sent for your good. But if you are doing
wrong, of course you should be afraid, for they have the power to punish you.
They are God’s servants, sent for the very purpose of punishing those who do
what is wrong. 5 So you must submit to them, not only to avoid punishment,
but also to keep a clear conscience.
Guarding Sheep, Pursuing Wolves. Saving Sheepdogs.

Who and What is LEAPS?

Who we are:

State Troopers
Municipal Police Officers
MS Bureau of Narcotics Agents
Campus Police Officers
Sheriffs and Deputies
Communications Officers
Alabama SB Investigators
Chaplains
Fellow Peers!

We are here to help

We are not sponsored by any particular agency, but supported by many Officers.

What we are NOT:

mental health professionals (We work with them, though)
into "touchy-feely" Kumbaya stuff
owned by ANY agency

What we do

No one understands cops like other cops. We are motivated by our compassion for our fellow officers, and are here to help them confront the realities of law enforcement. Many of the hazards we face are the unseen effects of the life of a law enforcement officer; the inherent stresses of the career and lifestyle of a cop affects us in ways that only another cop can understand. Officer survival also includes taking care of yourself physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. We're here to stand with you.

Here are just a few things we do:

We offer FREE, CONFIDENTIAL peer support. We respond to high stress events including: officer involved shootings, officer suicide, line-of-duty-deaths, suicidal officers, family struggles and more.
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