About Proncey


Proncey Robertson was born and raised in Blount County Alabama. He graduated from Susan Moore High School and Joined the United States Air Force in 1986. He is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War and received an Honorable Discharge in 1990. After his time in the armed service, Robertson worked as a youth minister and in local law enforcement in Russellville, Arkansas. In 1994, he moved to Alabama where he has served in the Decatur Police Department for more than 24 years. 

Lt. Robertson has an extensive record of training and experience, which he applies to teach others at law enforcement academies throughout the state. He has supervised the Decatur Police Department’s Robbery & Homicide Unit, Crime Scene Investigations (CSI), the Street Crimes Unit (ACU) and the Honor Guard Unit. He’s worked as a member of the Decatur Police Department’s Special Response Unit (SWAT) since 1995.

Proncey is one of the most decorated officers within the Decatur Police Department, with sixteen department medals, including the department’s highest award, “The Medal of Valor”.  He was named the 2003 American Legion “Law Enforcement Officer of the Year” for the State of Alabama. Promoted to Lieutenant in 2011, Robertson’s primary role is Homeland Security Coordinator and Public Information Officer. 

Outside of law enforcement, Robertson serves on the Lawrence County Community Development Commission, which reviews and awards local grant requests for TVA in-lieu of Tax Monies within Lawrence County.  He is known throughout the state for his work as the co-director of the non-profit, “The Alabama Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics”.  Over the past 20 years, Proncey has helped to build this organization from the ground up with grass roots fundraising. 

Proncey is married to his wife of 14 years, Kristi, with who he has two sons, Jacob and Daniel. Proncey and Kristi are members of the Mt. Hope Baptist Church where they have taught sunday school to adults and assisted with young ministers for 13 years.