2022 Alabama Elections

Wendell Major, Alabama Attorney General

Wendell Major (Source: Website of campaign for attorney general)

Wendell Major


Residence: Fairfield

Professional experience: Appointed the first black police chief in Tarrant in 2021; spent more than 30 years as a deputy sheriff in Jefferson County; joined the U.S. Marines Corps after graduating high school.

Civic experience: As a high school student, Wendell Major joined the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Explorers Club.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from the University of Alabama at Birmingham; law degree from the Birmingham School of Law; graduate of the FBI National Academy in addition to being a licensed polygrapher.

Main issues: End policing for profit in the state; work to end the opioid crisis in Alabama; make Alabama safe for generations to come.

Campaign: https://www.wendellmajor.com/