Alexander City, Alabama – Police Department and Crime Statistics
The police department in Alexander City is located at 1 Court Square, and Jay Turner is the Chief of Police, while James Easterwood is the Deputy Chief. Alexander City’s crime rate is 6,356 per 100,000 persons, which is noticeably higher than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and the US national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. There were 934 reported crimes in Alexander City in 2016. Assaults, violent crimes, thefts, and property crimes are the most commonly reported events. There are an estimated 50 police officers employed by the City of Alexander. The police department includes divisions, such as Criminal Investigations, Crime Prevention Unit, Animal Control Services, D.A.R.E. Operations, Special Response Group, S.W.A.T. Operations, Traffic Unit and Community Safety Operations.
Alexander City Police Department
1 Court Square
Alexander City, AL 35010
Alexander City Jail
The bigger jail in the area falls under the jurisdiction of the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department, located in Dadeville, Alabama. The Sheriff is Jimmy Abbett, who has served in law enforcement for more than 40 years. The jail is operated by more than 20 full-time staff, and has an average daily population of about 135 persons.
Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office
316 Industrial Park Drive
Dadeville, AL 36853
Jimmy Abbett, Sheriff
Tallapoosa County Jail
Blake Jennings, Jail Administrator
Alexander City, Alabama – Open Records Request
Open Records Requests may be submitted through the City Clerk of Alexander City, Amanda Thomas. The Office of the City Clerk is the official designated office for record keeping and other administrative tasks.
Amanda Thomas, City Clerk
4 Court Square
PO Box 552
Alexander City, 35011