About Sheriff Walls

Education & Training

Scott graduated high school at Arab High School.

Scott's education and training started at Jacksonville State University. He then moved on to Wallace State Community College. His education continued when he attended the University Partnership of Alabama (UPACE). Scott is also a state of Alabama Certified Law Enforcement Executive with certification. Scott holds a Southeastern Law Enforcement Executive Development/FBI certification also.


Marshall County Sheriff's Department
Reserve Deputy Sheriff 1980-1981
Deputy Sheriff 1981-1987
Sergeant / Patrol Supervisor 1987-1988
Investigator 1988-1991
Sergeant / Investigator 1991-1995
Marshall County District Attorney's Office
Investigator / Violent Crimes and Child Abuse 1995-1996
Guntersville Police Department
Chief of Police 1996-2006

Additional Information

  • City of Guntersville Chairman / Traffic Control Board
  • Marshall County Child Advocacy Center/Founding Board of Directors Member
  • Marshall County Drug Task Force Vice-Chairman / Board of Directors
  • Marshall County Methamphetamine Task Force/Member - Law Enforcement Advisory Committee
  • Drug Free Marshall County Board of Directors
  • Marshall County Chiefs of Police Association Member
  • Marshall County E - 911 Secretary - Treasurer / Board of Directors
  • Marshall County Community Corrections Board of Directors
  • Marshall County Fraternal Order of Police #18 Member and Trustee
  • Marshall County Homeland Security Task Force Member
  • Marshall County Board of Education - Advisory Committee Member
  • Alabama Attorney Generals Legislative Committee Member
  • Alabama Attorney Generals Selection Committee for "Officer of the Year" Award
  • Alabama Attorney Generals Council on Elder Abuse and Exploitation Member and Speaker
  • Alabama Chiefs of Police, Member and State Education and Training Committee Member
  • Alabama Chiefs of Police Chairman / Member of Life Committee
  • Alabama League of Municipalities, State Law Enforcement Advisory Committee on Education and Training
  • Alabama Peace Officers Association Member
  • Alzheimer's Services of Marshall County / Advisory Board Member
  • ITT College / Advisory Board Member
  • Alabama Peace Officers Association / 19th District Vice-President
  • Alabama Sheriff's Association Member
  • Alabama Sheriff's Association Life Committee / Chairman
  • Alabama Sheriff’s Association Legislative Committee
  • Alabama Sheriff's Association Past President's Committee
  • Alabama Sheriff’s Association Finance Committee / Chairman
  • Alabama Sheriff’s Association Education Committee / Chairman
  • Alabama Sheriff’s Association / Sargent At Arms
  • Alabama Sheriff’s Association / Secretary – Treasurer
  • Alabama Sheriff’s Association / 2nd Vice – President
  • Alabama Sheriff’s Association / 1st Vice -President
  • Alabama Sheriff's Association / President 2015