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Daphne, Alabama

Daphne is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, close to Mobile, with a population of 21,570 residents. Bay Minette is the County Seat of Baldwin County. The mayor of Daphne is Dane Haygood. The mayor’s office is located in City Hall, which is on Main Street.

City of Daphne
City Hall
1705 Main Street
Daphne, AL 36526
251-621-9000

City of Daphne Facebook Page

Dane Haygood, Mayor
mayorsoffice@daphneal.com

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Daphne. There were 3 reported rapes, 8 reported robberies, and 24 reported assaults. There were also 70 reported burglaries, 413 reported thefts, and 20 reported auto thefts. This gave Daphne a crime index of 127.6, which is less than half the United States national crime index of 279.3. There were 11 registered sex offenders living in Daphne, as of March 2018.

Daphne, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 538 reported crimes in Daphne in the year 2016, which gives the city a crime rate of 2,105 per 100,000 persons. This is significantly 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. Thefts and property crimes are the most common crimes in Daphne.

The Daphne Police Department is located on US Highway 98, and the Chief of Police is David Carpenter. The department employs approximately 50 sworn police officers. Divisions within the department include patrol, criminal investigations, code enforcement, school resource officers, warrants, administration, and records.

Daphne Police Department
1502 US Highway 98
Daphne, AL 36526
251-621-9100

The larger police department in the area is the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, which is led by Sheriff Huey Hoss Mack, who has been serving as sheriff since 2007. The office is divided into divisions, including patrol, investigations, civil, warrants, corrections, communications, school resource, law enforcement support, professional standards, human resources, sex offender compliance, and training. The sheriff’s office is located in Bay Minette, while there are branch offices located across the county.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office
310 Hand Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507
251-937-0202

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The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Corrections Command is responsible for the jail, and can house up to 700 inmates. Major Jimmy Milton is the Assistant Chief Deputy for the Corrections Command. Inmates can receive visitors on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, or Fridays, within certain time frames. Appointments must be made at least 24 hours in advance, by calling 251-580-2581 on Mondays and Thursdays from 12-3:30 pm and 4:30-8 pm, or Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30-11 am and 12-3 pm. Each inmate is allowed two 30-minute visits per week, with up to 4 visitors per visit. Visitors must be on the approved list.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Corrections
200 Hand Ave
Bay Minette, Alabama 36507
251-937-0361

Jimmy Milton, Major
Assistant Chief Deputy
jmilton@baldwincountyal.gov

Daphne, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s office, which is responsible for maintaining accurate records regarding city actions, transactions, and elections. The City Clerk is Candace G. Antinarella.

Candace G. Antinarella
City Hall
1705 Main Street
Daphne, AL 36526
251-621-9000
cityclerk@daphneal.com

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