Jemison, Alabama

Jemison, Alabama, is a city in Chilton County, south of Birmingham. Clanton is the County Seat of Chilton County. Eddie Reed is the mayor, and City Hall is located on Padgett Lane. Jemison has a population of 2,585 residents.

City of Jemison
City Hall
14 Padgett Lane
Jemison, AL 35085

City of Jemison Facebook Page

In 2016, there were no murders in Jemison. There were 2 reported robberies, 1 reported rape, and 23 reported assaults. There were also 14 reported burglaries, 60 reported thefts, and 6 reported auto thefts. Jemison had a crime index of 376.5, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 271.3. There were 34 registered sex offenders living in Jemison, as of April 2018.

Jemison, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There were 106 reported crimes in Jemison in the year 2016. This gives the city a crime rate of 4.047 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than both the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons and the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Jemison.

The Jemison Police Department is located on US Highway 31, and the Chief of Police is Shane Fulmer. The police department employs 11 full-time police officers.

Jemison Police Department
24747 US-31
Jemison, AL 35085

Jemison Police Department Facebook Page

Shane Fulmer, Chief of Police
205-688-4492 ext 315

The Chilton County Sheriff’s Office is the larger police department in the area, and the office is run by Sheriff John Shearon. He’s been serving as the elected sheriff since 2014. The Sheriff’s Office is located in Clanton, and department divisions include investigations, patrol, courthouse security, and corrections.

Chilton County Sheriff’s Office
500 2nd Avenue North
Clanton, AL 35045

Chilton County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Chilton County Jail houses generally houses about 200 inmates daily. The commander of the jail is Captain Trae Barfield, and there are 25 corrections officers at the jail. Inmates are allowed to have one 30-minute visit each week. Appointments for visitation can be made by calling 205-755-1053 between 3pm and 7pm the day before the visit. Visitation is from 1pm to 3pm Monday-Friday.

Chilton County Jail
500 2nd Avenue North
Clanton, AL 35045

Chilton County’s Most Wanted Fugitives can be viewed online.

Jemison, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s Office. The City Clerk is responsible for ensuring that accurate records are kept of all meetings and other city actions.

City Clerk
14 Padgett Lane
Jemison, AL 35085
205-688-4491 ext 306

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