Elberta, Alabama

Elberta is a town in Baldwin County, Alabama, in the southern part of the state. Elberta has a population of 1,498 residents. The mayor of Elberta is Jim Hamby, and the Town Hall is located on Main Street.

Town of Elberta
Town Hall
13052 Main Street
Elberta, AL 36530

Town of Elberta Facebook Page

Jim Hamby, Mayor

The most recent crime information available about Elberta is from the year 2008. During that year, there were no murders in the city. There were 2 reported robberies, 1 reported rape, and 7 reported assaults. There were also 35 reported burglaries, 79 reported thefts, and 11 reported auto thefts. That gave the town a crime index of 1596.2, which is dramatically higher than the United States national crime index of 313.5. There were 22 registered sex offenders living in Elberta, as of March 2018.

Elberta, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is limited crime information available about Elberta for the year 2016, but the estimated crime rate of the town is 1,402 per 100,000 persons. That’s considerably 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 person.

The Elberta Police Department is also located on Main Street, and the Chief of Police is Stan DeVane.

Elberta Police Department
13052 Main Street
Elberta, AL 36530

Elberta Police Department Facebook Page

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

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

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

Jimmy Milton, Major
Assistant Chief Deputy

Elberta, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Lisa Salter
13052 Main Street
Elberta, AL 36530