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Glencoe, Alabama

Glencoe is a city in both Calhoun and Etowah Counties, in central Alabama. Anniston is the County Seat of Calhoun County, and Gadsden is the County Seat of Etowah County. The population of Glencoe is 5,160 people, and the mayor of the city is Charles Gilchrist. City Hall is located on Chastain Boulevard.

City of Glencoe
City Hall
201 Chastain Blvd W
Glencoe, AL 35905
256-492-1424

City of Glencoe Facebook Page

Charles Gilchrist
256-492-1424 ext 110

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Glencoe. There were 10 reported assaults, 1 reported rape, and 1 reported robbery. There were also 24 reported burglaries, 51 reported thefts, and 10 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 148.0, which is far below the United States national crime index of 270.0. There were 10 registered sex offenders living in Glencoe, as of April 2018.

Glencoe, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 97 reported crimes in Glencoe. This gave the city a crime rate of 1,884 per 100,000 persons. This is much 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 persons. Property crime is the most common crime reported in Glencoe.

The Glencoe Police Department is also located on Chastain Boulevard, and the Chief of Police is Tim Diggs. The police department employs 9 other police officers.

Glencoe Police Department
201 Chastain Blvd W
Glencoe, AL 35905
256-492-1424

Glencoe Police Department Facebook Page

The area is also served by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, which is also located in Anniston. The sheriff is Matthew Wade, who has been serving as sheriff since 2016. Divisions within the department include patrol, investigations, court services, corrections, administration, communications, reserves, Emergency Services Team, Crisis Negotiation Team, and resource officers.

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office
400 West 8th Street
Anniston, AL 36201
256-236-6600

Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Calhoun County Jail is also located on the premises with the sheriff’s office, and the Jail Administrator is Eric Starr. The jail typically has more than 400 inmates daily. Visitation with inmates must be scheduled in advance, and all visitors must be on the inmate’s visitor list. Only authorized immediate family members can visit inmates. Visits can be scheduled by calling the number 256-241-8032.

Calhoun County Jail
400 West 8th Street
Anniston, AL 36201
256-236-5561

Captain Eric Starr, Jail Administrator
256-241-8032
estarr@calcoso.org

Outstanding warrants for Calhoun County can be viewed online.

Calhoun County’s Most Wanted fugitives can also be viewed online.

The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office is another large police department in the area, and it’s located in Gadsden. The sheriff is Todd Entrekin. The sheriff’s office is divided into divisions, including detention, administration, enforcement, investigations, special units, and drug enforcement. There are approximately 38 deputies employed by the sheriff’s office.

Etowah County Sheriff’s Office
827 Forrest Avenue
Gadsden, AL 35901
256-546-2825

Todd Entrekin, Sheriff
tentrekin@etowahcounty.org

The detention center is also located on the premises with the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, and the Chief Deputy of Detention is Scott Hassell. Visitation with inmates is from Sunday through Wednesday, between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm. All visitation is by video, and inmates may only have one visit per day, with a maximum of 2 visits per week. All visits require appointments, and the inmate is responsible for scheduling the visit.

Etowah County Detention Center
827 Forrest Avenue
Gadsden, AL 35901
256-549-5410

Scott Hassell, Chief Deputy of Detention
shassell@etowahcounty.org
256-439-6515

Etowah County’s Most Wanted fugitives can be viewed online.

Glencoe, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, Tashia Blackerby. The City Clerk maintains all records for all city actions and meetings.

Tashia Blackerby
201 Chastain Blvd W
Glencoe, AL 35905
256-492-1424 ext 111
tashiablackerby@cityofglencoe.net

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