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Homewood, Alabama

Homewood is a city located in Jefferson County, Alabama, near Birmingham. Birmingham is the County Seat of Jefferson County. The mayor of Homewood is Scott McBrayer, and the population of the city is 25,167 people. City Hall is located on 19th Street.

City of Homewood
City Hall
2850 19th Street South
Homewood, AL 35209
205-332-6100

City of Homewood Facebook Page

Scott McBrayer, Mayor
205-332-6103
Scott.McBrayer@DignityMemorial.com

In the year 2016, there were 2 murders, 12 rapes, and 38 robberies in Homewood. There were 32 reported assaults, 137 reported burglaries, 772 reported thefts, and 65 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 298.5, which is slightly higher than the United States national crime index of 285.2. As of April 2018, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Homewood.

Homewood, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 1,058 reported crimes in Homewood. This gave the city a crime rate of 4,097 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 national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Homewood.

The Homewood Police Department is located on 29th Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Tim Ross. The police department employs approximately 80 sworn police officers, and divisions within the department include patrol, criminal investigations, support services, special operations, and traffic. The jail is located on the premises.

Homewood Police Department
1833 29th Avenue South
Homewood, AL 35209
205-332-6200

Homewood Police Department Facebook Page

Tim Ross, Chief of Police
205-332-6231
tim.ross@homewoodal.org

Homewood Police Department Jail
205-332-6250

One of the other police departments is the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Birmingham, where Mike Hale 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
205-325-5700

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Mike Hale
sheriff@jccal.org

Homewood, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Melody Salter
2850 19th Street South
Homewood, AL 35209
205-332-6108
Melody.salter@homewoodal.org

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