Hartford, Alabama

Hartford is a city in Geneva County, Alabama, in the southern part of the state. Geneva is the County Seat of Geneva County. City Hall is located on Main Street. The population of Hartford is 2,624 people. Neil Strickland is the Mayor.

City of Hartford
City Hall
203 West Main Street
Hartford, AL 36344

Neil Strickland, Mayor

City of Hartford Facebook Page

In the year 2016, there were no murders or rapes in Hartford. There were 2 reported robberies and 15 reported assaults. There were also 21 reported burglaries, 48 reported thefts, and 8 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 287.8 which is comparable to the United States national crime index of 276.7. There were 19 registered sex offenders living in Hartford, as of April 2018.

Hartford, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 94 reported crimes in Hartford in the year 2016. This gave the city a crime rate of 3,546 per 100,000 persons. This is comparable to the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons, but higher than the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Hartford.

The Hartford Police Department is located on 4th Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Annie Ward.

Hartford Police Department
114 S 4th Avenue
Hartford, AL 36344

Hartford Police Department Facebook Page

The larger police department in the area is the Geneva County Sheriff’s Office in Gadsden, where Tony Helms is the sheriff. The Sheriff’s Office includes patrol, criminal, and corrections divisions, along with offering resources to schools and courts.

Geneva County Sheriff’s Office
200 North Commerce Street
Geneva, AL 36340

Geneva County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Geneva County Jail is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office and can house approximately 95 inmates. James Kelly is in charge of the jail, and there are 14 correctional officers employed by the jail. Visitation with inmates is held on Sundays, from 1 pm to 3 pm, except for the 5th Sunday of the month. Inmates may only receive visitors every other Sunday. Visits are limited to 15 minutes. James Kelly heads the jail divison.

Geneva County Jail
200 North Commerce Street
Geneva, AL 36340

Hartford, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Vicky Marsh, City Clerk
203 West Main Street
Hartford, AL 36344