Brewton, Alabama

Brewton, Alabama is a small city in Escambia County, which is close to the Florida border, and it’s also the County Seat of Escambia County. Yank Lovelace is the mayor of Brewton, and his office is located on Douglas Avenue. The population of Brewton is 5,408 people.

City of Brewton
1010A Douglas Avenue
Brewton, AL 36426

City of Brewton Facebook Page

Yank Lovelace, Mayor

In 2016, there was 1 murder in Brewton. There were 7 rapes, 7 robberies, and 30 assaults. There were also 35 reported burglaries, 149 reported thefts, and 18 reported auto thefts. Brewton has a crime index of 469.6, which is substantially higher than the United States national crime index of 276.5. As of March 2018, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Brewton.

Brewton, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 247 reported crimes in 2016 in Brewton. This gives Brewton a crime rate of 4,540 per 100,000 persons, substantially higher than both 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. Thefts and property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Brewton.

The Brewton Police Department is also located on Douglas Avenue, and is headed by Chief of Police Randy Nicholson. Divisions within the department include patrol, narcotics, investigations, communications, and warrants.

Brewton Police Department
1010A Douglas Avenue
Brewton, AL 36426

Brewton Police Department Facebook Page

The larger police department in the area is the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, which is also located in Brewton, and the sheriff is Heath Jackson. There are multiple divisions within the sheriff’s office, including administration, animal control, the civil division, the drug task force, jail, patrol, investigations, and the sex offender division. The Escambia County Jail is also on the premises of the sheriff’s office. Richard Hetrick is the Jail Warden.

Escambia County Sheriff’s Office
316 Court Street
Brewton, AL 36426

Brewton, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, Brooke Hartin. The City Clerk is responsible for accurate records for the city.

Brooke Hartin, City Clerk
1010A Douglas Avenue
Brewton, AL 36426