Marion, Alabama

Marion, Alabama, is a city in central Alabama, in Perry County. Marion is also the County Seat of Perry County. The mayor of Marion is Dexter Hinton, and the population of the city is 3,686 people. City Hall is located on Jefferson Avenue.

City of Marion
City Hall
123 E. Jefferson St.
Marion, AL 36756

There is limited crime information available about Marion. As of April 2018, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in the city.

Marion, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is no actual crime data available for Marion for the year 2016, but the estimated crime rate is 2,146 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 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime is the most commonly reported crime in Marion.

The Marion Police Department is located on Pickens Street, and the Chief of Police is D. Steele.

Marion Police Department
401 Pickens Street
Marion, AL 36756

The Perry County Sheriff’s Office is the larger police department in Marion, and the sheriff is Billy Jones. The jail is on the premises with the sheriff’s office, and the only requirement for visitation with inmates is that the visitor must be on the preapproved list of visitors.

Perry County Sheriff’s Office
202 Pickens Street
Marion AL 36756

Marion, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk’s office, and the City Clerk is Laura Hinton. It’s the responsibility of the City Clerk to ensure that accurate records are kept for the city.

Laura Hinton
123 E. Jefferson St.
Marion, AL 36756