Argo, Alabama

Argo is a town in central Alabama, northeast of Birmingham. Argo is located in both Jefferson and St. Clair Counties. The County Seat of Jefferson County is Birmingham, and the County Seat of St. Clair County is Ashville. Betty Bradley is the mayor of Argo. The population of Argo is 4,071 people.

Argo City Hall
100 Blackjack Rd
Argo, AL 35173

The most recent crime information available for Argo is from the year 2010. During that year, there were no murders or robberies. There were 2 reported assaults and 1 reported rape. There were 10 reports of burglaries, 8 reports of thefts, and 3 reports of auto thefts. There was one registered sex offender living in Argo, as of February 2018.

Argo, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 50 reported crimes in Argo, giving Argo a crime rate of 1,185 per 100,000 persons. This is significantly lower than 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.

The Argo Police Department is also located on Blackjack Road, and the Police Chief is Glenn Wells, who has served as Chief of Police since 2009. The police department employs 6 full-time officers.

Argo Police Department
100 Blackjack Rd
Argo, AL 35173
(205) 467-3333

One of the other police departments is the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Birmingham, where Mark Levie Pettway is the sheriff. Approximately 1,000 inmates are housed daily between the two Jefferson County facilities. The Deputy Chief of Corrections is Cleveland Moore. The Sheriff’s Office includes patrol, criminal, and corrections divisions, along with offering resources to schools and courts.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
2200 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35203

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Mark Levie Pettway

Cleveland Moore, Deputy Chief of Corrections

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is the other police department in the area, located in Asheville, and Billy J. Murray is the Sheriff. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include the canine unit, the county jail, DARE, investigations, operations, patrol, and school resource officers. There are two county jails located within St. Clair County, one in Ashville and one in Pell City. Paul Monk is the Jail Administrator.

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
48 6th Street
Suite 300
Ashville, AL 35953

Billy J. Murray, Sheriff

Argo, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the Argo City Clerk, Tiffany Westbrook. The City Clerk is in charge of ensuring accurate records are kept of all city events and transactions.

Tiffany Westbrook
Argo City Hall
100 Blackjack Rd
Argo, AL 35173
205-302-2120 ext. 2