Gardendale, Alabama

Gardendale is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, just north of Birmingham, and it has a population of 13,893 people. Birmingham is the County Seat of Jefferson County. The mayor of Gardendale is Stan Hogeland, and City Hall is located on Main Street.

City of Gardendale
City Hall
925 Main Street
Gardendale, AL 35071

Stan Hogeland, Mayor

City of Gardendale Facebook Page

In the year 2016, there were 2 rapes and 1 murder in Gardendale. There were 6 reported robberies and 101 reported assaults. There were also 68 reported burglaries, 344 reported thefts, and 18 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 333.2, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 275.5. As of April 2018, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Gardendale.

Gardendale, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 540 reported crimes in Gardendale in the year 2016. This gave the city a crime rate of 3.949 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than both the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and the United States crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Gardendale.

The Gardendale Police Department is located on Decatur Highway, and the Chief of Police is Scott Banks.

Gardendale Police Department
1309 Decatur Highway
Gardendale, AL 35071

Gardendale Police Department Facebook Page

The larger police department in the area is the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Birmingham, where Mark Levie Pettway is the sheriff. 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

Gardendale, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the Gardendale City Clerk, Melissa Honeycutt. The City Clerk is in charge of ensuring accurate records are kept of all city events and transactions.

Melissa Honeycutt, City Clerk
925 Main Street
Gardendale, AL 35071
205-631-8789 ext 1007