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Ashville, Alabama

Ashville is a small town in central Alabama, northeast of Birmingham, in St. Clair County. Ashville is also the County Seat, and its population is 2,212 residents. Derrick L. Mostella is the mayor of Ashville, and his office is part of the Ashville Municipal Building, located on 8th Street.

Ashville Municipal Building
211 8th Street
P.O. Box 70
Ashville, AL 35953
205-594-4151

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In 2016, there were no murders, robberies, or assaults in Ashville. There were 7 reported burglaries, 1 reported rape, 25 reported thefts, and 4 reported auto thefts. The crime index for Ashville is 115.3, which is less than half of the United States national crime index of 273.6. As of February 2018, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Ashville.

Ashville, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

For 2016, there were 37 reported crime events in Ashville, which gives the city a crime rate of 1,634 per 100,000 persons. That’s less than half of the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons, and significantly lower than the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. The most commonly reported crimes in Ashville are thefts and property crimes.

The Ashville Police Department is also located on 8th Street, and the Police Chief is Dennis Matthews.

Ashville Police Department
211 8th Street
P.O. Box 70
Ashville, AL 35953
205-594-4152

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is the larger police department in the area, located in Asheville, and Terry Surles 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. Chief Austin Nash is the Jail Administrator.

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
48 6th Street
Suite 300
Ashville, AL 35953
205-594-2140

Terry Surles, Sheriff
sheriff@stclairco.com

Ashville, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Chrystal St. John, City Clerk
Ashville Municipal Building
211 8th Street
P.O. Box 70
Ashville, AL 35953
205-594-4151
cstjohn@cityofashville.org

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