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Geraldine, Alabama

Geraldine, Alabama, is a small town located in northeast Alabama, in DeKalb County. The population of Geraldine is 896 people, and the county seat of DeKalb County is Fort Payne. The mayor of Geraldine is Chuck Ables, and his office is located at the Town Hall on Alabama Highway 75.

Town of Geraldine
41343 AL Hwy 75
Geraldine, AL 35974
256-659-2122

Town of Geraldine Facebook Page

Chuck Ables, Mayor
mayorchuck@farmerstel.com

City-data.com crime data is not available for 2016 in Geraldine. As of January 2018, there are 9 registered sex offenders living in the Geraldine area.

Geraldine, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there was no information available about most crimes in Geraldine. However, the estimated crime rate was 3,702 per 100,000 persons. This is only slightly above the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons, but is significantly higher than the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crimes and violent crimes appear to be the most commonly reported crimes in Geraldine.

The Geraldine Police Department is located on Alabama Highway 75, and the Chief of Police is Matt Crum, who began his career in law enforcement in 2008, and was appointed Chief of Police in November 2017. The Police Department employs 4 full-time officers and 2 part-time officers.

Geraldine Police Department
41343 AL Hwy 75
Geraldine, AL 35974
256-659-2122

Geraldine Police Department Facebook Page

Matt Crum, Chief of Police
256-659-2122
rangercrum@gmail.com

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is the larger police department, and the office is run by Sheriff Jimmy Harris. The Sheriff’s Office is located in Fort Payne, and department divisions include office and jail administration, DARE, the drug task force, the mounted unit, patrol officers, the sex offenders division, investigators, and the special response team.

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office
2801 Jordan Rd SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968
256-845-3801

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The DeKalb County Jail houses most of the area inmates, and generally houses over 200 inmates daily. The Chief Jail Administrator is Jonathan Langley, and there are 46 staff members at the jail. Video terminals may be used for visitation, but an appointment must be made in advance. Each visit is limited to 3 visitors per inmate, and a visit may be no longer than 30 minutes.

Geraldine, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests should be submitted through the Town Clerk, Kim Cleveland. It is the Town Clerk’s duty to ensure accurate records are kept of all city and election actions.

Kim Cleveland, Town Clerk
Town of Geraldine
41343 AL Hwy 75
Geraldine, AL 35974
256-659-2122

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