Childersburg, Alabama

Childersburg is a city in central Alabama, in Talladega County, and it is home to 5,175 residents. Talladega is the County Seat of Talladega County. Ken Wesson is the mayor of Childersburg, and City Hall is located on 8th Avenue.

City of Childersburg
City Hall
201 8th Avenue, SW
Childersburg, AL 35044

In the year 2016, there were 2 reported rapes, 1 reported murder, and 1 reported robbery in Childersburg. There were also 52 reported assaults, 41 reported burglaries, 159 reported thefts, and 3 reported auto thefts. This gave Childersburg a crime index of 473.2, far above the United States crime index of 280.5. As of March 2018, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Childersburg.

Childersburg, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 259 reported crimes in Childersburg, which gives the city a crime rate of 5,156 per 100,000 persons. This is significantly 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 common crimes in Childersburg.

The Childersburg Police Department is located on 6th Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Richard McClelland. The police department is staffed by approximately 18 police officers.

Childersburg Police Department
119 6th Ave SW
Childersburg, AL 35044

Childersburg Police Department Facebook Page

Richard McClelland, Chief of Police

The larger police department in the area is the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office, which is located in Talladega, and the sheriff is Jimmy Kilgore. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include administration, the county jail, school resource officers, patrol, investigations, drug task force, and court security. The Talladega County Jail is also located in Talladega, and the Jail Administrator is Captain Ron Smith. The jail houses over 200 inmates daily.

Talladega County Sheriff’s Office
148 East St N
Talladega, AL 35161

Talladega County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Talladega County Jail
150 East Renfroe Road
Talladega, AL 35161

The Talladega County’s Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

Childersburg, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be made through the City Clerk, Aimee Burnette. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that elections run smoothly and that accurate records are kept.

Aimee Burnette
City Hall
201 8th Avenue, SW
Childersburg, AL 35044

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