He is a muscular, lavender fish with blond hair and a small mustache. He wears black sunglasses and is always seen in his uniform, which is blue with a matching hat. His police suit consists of a black belt, black boots, and a baton.
Al always seems to be in good spirits. He is loyal to his wife as he closed down the Krusty Krab both for her request and Mr. Krabs threatening her.
Although cheerful to his wife, he can be shown to be ignorant, as he does not recognize his wife's hatred to Krabby Patties. In segments of the episode, he is shown to be hungry occasionally.
Role in series
"Banned in Bikini Bottom"
He is commanded by his wife to close down the Krusty Krab, as she opposes "fun and delicious" foods.
Al Priss' design was based on the casting director, Maryanne Dacey's late brother-in-law, who was also a cop. It is implied that he died sometime before the episode "Banned in Bikini Bottom" premiered.
Despite being Miss Gristlepuss' husband, he appears to be somewhat younger than his wife.