Gardendale Police Department vehicles at the scene of an incident. Photo: HERALD staff. Local Police Gardendale Police Incident Reports for May 1st Through May 5th May 5, 2023 12:06 pm by North Jefferson Herald Staff Police Blotter: This is public information obtained from the Gardendale Police Department by request. All persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty in court. May 1-May 5, 2023 May 1st Through May 5th Gardendale Police Incident Report. HERALD Staff.