Gardendale Police Department vehicles at the scene of an incident. Photo: HERALD staff. Local Police Gardendale Police Incident Report Dominated By Theft Activity May 19, 2023 4:55 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 7th-May 17th 2023: Gardendale Police Department Incidents for May 7th though May 17th/HERALD staff.