Alexander City, Alabama

Alexander City is a small city located in central Alabama, with a population of 14,875. Alexander City is located in Tallapoosa County, of which the county seat is Dadeville. Curtis “Woody” Baird is the mayor of the city, and his office is located at City Hall, which is located at 281 James D. Nabors Dr. in Alexander City.

City Hall, Alexander City
Municipal Complex
281 James D. Nabors Dr.
Alexander City, AL 35010

Curtis “Woody” Baird, Mayor

In 2016, there were 2 murders in Alexander City. There were also 4 rapes, 14 reported robberies, and 257 reports of assault. There were 123 reports of burglaries, 493 reports of thefts, and 41 reports of auto thefts. The crime index for Alexander City in 2016 was 642.5, dramatically higher than the national US crime index of 278.2. As of January 2018, the number of registered sex offenders living in Alexander City was 46.

Alexander City, Alabama – Police Department and Crime Statistics

The police department in Alexander City is located at 281 James D. Nabors Drive, 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
281 James D. Nabors Drive
Alexander City, AL 35010
(256) 234-3421

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
281 James D. Nabors Dr.
P.O. Box 552
Alexander City, 35011