Bayou La Batre, Alabama

Bayou La Batre is a city in southern Alabama, in Mobile County. The County Seat of Mobile County is Mobile. Henry Barnes is the mayor of Bayou La Batre, and the population of the town 2,558 people. The mayor’s office is in City Hall, which is located on Wintzell Avenue.

City of Bayou La Batre
City Hall
13785 South Wintzell Avenue
Bayou La Batre, AL 36509

City of Bayou La Batre Facebook Page

In 2016, there were no murders in Bayou La Batre. There were 6 reported rapes, 3 reported robberies, and 27 reported assaults. There were 81 reports of burglaries, 171 reports of thefts, and 37 reports of auto thefts. This gives Bayou La Batre a crime index of 1,019.2, more than 4 times the United States national crime index of 287.4. As of February 2018, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in the city.

Bayou La Batre, Alabama – Police Department and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 325 reported crimes in Bayou La Batre, which gives the city a crime rate of 12,466 per 100,000 persons. This is nearly 4 times the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 and almost 4 ½ times the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons.

The Bayou La Batre Police Department is located on Delcambre Street, and the Police Chief is Scott Dagg.

Bayou La Batre Police Department
8725 Delcambre St
Bayou La Batre, AL 36509

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

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Sam Cochran, Sheriff

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

Mobile County Warrants can be viewed online.

Bayou La Batre, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, Marsha Barnes. The City Clerk is responsible for ensuring that accurate records are kept and that elections are run properly.

Marsha Barnes
City of Bayou La Batre
City Hall
13785 South Wintzell Avenue
Bayou La Batre, AL 36509