Clay, Alabama

Clay is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, just northeast of Birmingham, with a population of 9.708 people. Birmingham is the County Seat of Jefferson County. The mayor of Clay is Charles Webster, whose office is located in City Hall, on Springville Road.

Clay City Hall
2441 Old Springville Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215

City of Clay Facebook Page

Charles Webster, Mayor

There is limited crime data available for Clay. As of March 2018, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in the city.

Clay, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is little crime information available for Clay, but the estimated crime rate of the city is 2,253 per 100,000 persons. This is 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 is the most common crime in the city.

The police department that provides services to Clay is the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, where Mark Levie Pettway is the sheriff. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include patrol, corrections, criminal investigations, court services, school resource officers, and internal affairs.

Approximately 1,000 inmates are housed daily between the two Jefferson County facilities. The Deputy Chief of Corrections is Cleveland Moore. The Sheriff’s Office includes patrol, criminal, and corrections divisions, along with offering resources to schools and courts.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
2200 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35203

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Mark Levie Pettway

Cleveland Moore, Deputy Chief of Corrections

Clay, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s office. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that accurate records are kept for the city.

City Clerk
Clay City Hall
2441 Old Springville Rd
Birmingham, AL 35215