Chief Diggs was sworn in as the City of Southside’s Chief of Police on May 13, 2002. He is a graduate of Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy and has completed one hundred sixty hours as a Certified Chief of Police.
His career with the Southside Police Department began in 1995. Since then he has served as a Patrol Officer, Patrol Supervisor, and Investigator (including property crimes and narcotics). In addition, he has completed the Special Reaction Team Course at Fort McClellan and is presently a Certified F.B.I. Fire Arms Instructor.
A native of Gadsden, Chief Diggs’ attended Gadsden State Community College where he received an Associate of Science Degree and of Jacksonville State University where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Forensic Science and Criminal Justice.
Chief Diggs’ has been married for nineteen years and has four children. In his leisure time he enjoys outdoor sports, fishing, and hunting.