Dauphin Island, Alabama

Dauphin Island is a town along the gulf coast of Alabama, in Mobile County. The County Seat of Mobile County is Mobile. The mayor of Dauphin Island is Jeff Collier, and the town offices are located on Bienville Boulevard. The population of Dauphin Island is 1,238 people.

Town of Dauphin Island
1011 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-5525

Town of Dauphin Island Facebook Page

Jeff Collier, Mayor
jcollier@townofdauphinisland.org

In the year 2016, there were no reported murders or robberies in Dauphin Island. There were 2 reported rapes and 6 reported assaults. There were also 7 reported burglaries, 50 reported thefts, and 2 reported auto thefts. This gave the town a crime index of 434.6, which is significantly higher than the United States national crime index of 280.5. As of March 2018, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Dauphin Island.

Dauphin Island, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 67 reported crimes in Dauphin Island in the year 2016, which gives the town a crime rate of 5,343 per 100,000 persons. This is significantly higher than both the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most common crimes in Dauphin Island.

The Dauphin Island Police Department is located on DeSoto Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Kym Claw.

Dauphin Island Police Department
1017 DeSoto Avenue
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-5523

Dauphin Island Police Department Facebook Page

Kym Claw, Chief of Police
kclaw@townofdauphinisland.org

The larger police department in the area is the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, which is headed by Sheriff Sam Cochran, and is located on South Royal Street in Mobile. There are multiple divisions within the sheriff’s office, including administrative services, field operations, support services, and corrections.

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office
510 South Royal Street
Mobile, AL 36603
251-574-2423

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Sam Cochran, Sheriff
251-574-7827

The Mobile County Metro Jail is managed by the sheriff’s office and typically houses about 1,500 inmates each day. The jail is located on St. Emanuel Street. Noah Price Oliver is the Warden of the jail. Visitation times are between 8 am and 11 am, and 2 pm to 5 pm. To find out the visitation days, call 251-574-4734. Appointments must be made for visitation one week in advance.

Mobile County Metro Jail
450 St Emanuel St
Mobile, AL 36601
251-574-6412

Mobile County Warrants can be viewed online.

Dauphin Island, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the Town Clerk, who is Wanda Sandagger. It’s the Town Clerk’s job to ensure that accurate records are kept for the town.

Wanda Sandagger
1011 Bienville Boulevard
Dauphin Island, AL 36528
251-861-5525 ext 225
wsandagger@townofdauphinisland.org