Lanett, Alabama

Lanett is a city in Chambers County, Alabama, in eastern Alabama, and it has a population of 6,468 people. LaFayette is the County Seat of Chambers County. The mayor of Lanett is Kyle McCoy, and City Hall is located on North Lanier Avenue.

City of Lanett
City Hall
401 North Lanier Avenue
Lanett, AL 36863-2019

Kyle McCoy, Mayor

City of Lanett Facebook Page

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Lanett. There were 14 reported rapes, 13 reported robberies, and 77 reported assaults. There were also 123 reported burglaries, 345 reported thefts, and 66 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 902.0, which more than three times the United States national crime index of 267.5. There were 32 registered sex offenders living in Lanett, as of April 2018.

Lanett, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 638 reported crimes in Lanett, giving the city a crime rate of 9,890 per 100,000 persons. This is much higher than 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 Lanett.

The Lanett Police Department is also located on North Lanier Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Johnny Wood.

Lanett Police Department
401 North Lanier Avenue
Lanett, AL 36863-2019

Johnny Wood, Chief of Police

The other police department in the area is the Chambers County Sheriff’s Office, which is also located in LaFayette. The sheriff is Sid Lockhart. There is a jail on the premises, and the Jail Administrator is Major Tommy Sims.

Chambers County Sheriff’s Office
2 S LaFayette St Suite C
LaFayette, AL 36862

Sid Lockhart, Sheriff

Tommy Sims, Jail Administrator

Lanett, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, who is Deborah Gilbert. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that accurate records are kept.

Deborah Gilbert, City Clerk/Treasurer
401 North Lanier Avenue
Lanett, AL 36863-2019