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The Ashland Police Department

The Ashland Police Department is comprised of five patrol officers: Scott Parish, Isiah Williamson, Kris Eatman, Ethan Clark, and Dylan Waldrep; four dispatchers: Christy Yates, Leighann Mask, Kerry Hamlin and Communications Sergeant/Records Manager Linda Parkhill; Investigator Shanon House, Mental Health Liaison Sarah Roberson and Chief Joseph Stanford.

Patrol Officers
Senior Officer Scott Parish, 111

Officer Parish began his career at Ashland Police Department in November of 2018. He attended the Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy in January of 2019. In November of 2008, not long after graduating high school from Coosa Central, Officer Parish joined the United States Army where he served 8 years in the Army National Guard and reached the rank of Staff Sergeant. He also deployed to Mosul, Iraq in 2010 where he received a Combat Action Badge, a Purple Heart, amongst other awards. He was born and raised in Tallapoosa County and that is where he currently resides today. Officer Parish is Ashland Police Departments Senior Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Taser Instructor, and Use of Force Instructor. He is also currently in college pursuing a degree in Information Technology.

Officer Isiah Williamson, 104

Officer Isiah Williamson began his career at Lineville Police Department in December of 2019. He attended Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy in Jacksonville, and remained at Lineville Police Department until June of 2021, when he transferred to and began working at Ashland Police Department. He is a native of Clay County and graduated High School in 2017. He attended Troy University before deciding to start his law enforcement career. 

Officer Ethan Clark, 109

Officer Ethan Clark joined the Ashland Police Department in June 2022 and graduated from Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy in December of the same year. Prior to joining the police department, he served at the fire department while in high school and worked various jobs in Clay County. After a short stint with the Clay County Sheriffs Department, Ethan rejoined the Ashland Police Department and seeks to further his career here.  Ethan is dedicated to learning and growing in his profession as a police officer.

Sergeant Rashad Billinsley

Sergeant Rashad Billingsley is a dedicated law enforcement professional who has served his community in various capacities. He began his career as a field medic the Alabama National Guard and later joined the Talladega Department, where he received advanced training in Special Weapons and Tactics. In 2023, he joined the Ashland Police Department and quickly moved up the ranks to sergeant He is committed to ensuring the safety of all citizens in his community.

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