Foley, Alabama

Foley is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, in the southern part of the state. Bay Minette is the County Seat of Baldwin County. Foley has a population of 14,618 residents, and the mayor is Ralph Hellmich. City Hall is located on East Laurel Avenue.

City of Foley
City Hall
407 East Laurel Avenue
Foley, AL 36535

Ralph Hellmich, Mayor

There is limited crime information available for Foley for the year 2016. There were 63 registered sex offenders living in Foley, as of March 2018.

Foley, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is limited crime information available for Foley, but the estimated crime rate is 2,954 per 100,000 persons, which is lower than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons but slightly above the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime is the most common crime in Foley.

The Foley Police Department is located on East Section Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Thurston Bullock. The deputy chief is Kevin Carnley. The police department is divided into divisions, including patrol, administration, investigations, and community safety. There are 62 police officers employed by the police department. The City Jail houses approximately 55 inmates.

Foley Police Department
200 East Section Avenue
Foley, AL 36535

Foley Police Department Facebook Page

Thurston Bullock, Chief of Police

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 Steve Arthur 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

Steve Arthur, Major
Assistant Chief Deputy

Foley, 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 Kathryn Taylor.

Kathryn Taylor
407 East Laurel Avenue
Foley, AL 36535