Fairfield, Alabama

Fairfield is a city in central Alabama, near Birmingham, in Jefferson County. Fairfield has a population of 11,117 people, and the mayor of the city is Eddie Penny. City Hall is located on Gary Avenue.

City of Fairfield
City Hall
4701 Gary Avenue
Fairfield, AL 35064

In the year 2016, there were 4 murders in Fairfield. There were also 3 reported rapes, 42 reported robberies, and 49 reported assaults. There were 168 reported burglaries, 261 reported thefts, and 41 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 536.2, which is considerably higher than the United States national crime index of 287.6. As of March 2018, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Fairfield.

Fairfield, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 568 crimes reported in Fairfield in the year 2016. This gave the city a crime rate of 5,226 per 100,000 persons. This is considerably 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. Burglaries, thefts, and property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in the city.

The Fairfield Police Department is located on Court B, and the Chief of Police is Nicholas Dyer. Christopher Riddle is the Deputy Chief.

Fairfield Police Department
5231 Court B
Fairfield, AL 35064

Fairfield Police Department Facebook Page

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is the larger police department in the area, 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

Fairfield, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Manager, who is Mary Roberson. It’s the City Manager’s responsibility to ensure that accurate records are kept for the city.

Mary Roberson, City Manager
4701 Gary Avenue
Fairfield, AL 35064