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Bridgeport, Alabama

Bridgeport is a city in northeastern Alabama, in Jackson County. Scottsboro is the County Seat of Jackson County. Bridgeport has a population of 2,418 residents, and the mayor is David C. Hughes. The town offices are located on Jim B. Thomas Avenue.

City of Bridgeport
116 Jim B Thomas Ave
Bridgeport, AL 35740
256-495-3892

In the year 2016, there were no rapes, murders, or robberies in Bridgeport. There were 9 reported assaults, 5 reported burglaries, 14 reported thefts, and 1 reported auto theft. This gave the city a crime index of 119.0, which is much lower than the United States national crime index of 279.2. There were 6 registered sex offenders living in Bridgeport, as of June 2018.

Bridgeport, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 29 crimes reported in Bridgeport, which gave the city a crime rate of 1,237 per 100,000 persons. This is much lower 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. Property crime seems to be the most common crime in Bridgeport.

The Bridgeport Police Department is located on Soulard Square.

Bridgeport Police Department
111 Soulard Square
Bridgeport, AL 35740
256-495-2140

The larger police department in the area is the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, which is located in Scottsboro. The sheriff is Chuck Phillips. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include administration, dispatch, jail, narcotics, patrol, and investigations. The jail is on the premises with the sheriff’s office and is headed by Chief Warden Betsy Gentles. The jail employs 36 full-time staff members and can house over 200 inmates.

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
102 East Laurel Street
Scottsboro, AL 35768
256-574-2610

Jackson County Jail
256-574-1884

Jackson County’s Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

Bridgeport, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, Brenda McAllister. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that accurate records are kept for the town.

Brenda McAllister
116 Jim B Thomas Ave
Bridgeport, AL 35740
256-495-3892

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