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McIntosh, Alabama

McIntosh, Alabama, is a very small town located in Washington County, which is north of Mobile in southern Alabama. The County Seat of Washington County is Chatom. The mayor of McIntosh is Wilbert L. Dixon, whose office is located in the Town Hall on Commerce Street. McIntosh has a population of 238 people.

Town of McIntosh
Town Hall
206 Commerce Street
P.O. BOX 385
McIntosh, AL 36553
251-944-2428

During 2016, there were no murders, rapes, or robberies in McIntosh. There were 3 reported assaults, and 5 reported burglaries. There were 17 reports of thefts, and 3 reports of auto thefts. McIntosh had a crime index of 834.8, which is nearly 3 times the United States national crime index of 282.1. As of February 2018, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in McIntosh.

McIntosh, Alabama – Police Department and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 28 crimes reported in McIntosh, which provides for a crime rate of 12,500 per 100,000 persons. This is dramatically 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. Theft and property crimes were the most commonly reported crimes in McIntosh.

The McIntosh Police Department is also located on Commerce Street, and the Chief of Police is Mike Ready.

McIntosh Police Department
206 Commerce Street
McIntosh, AL 36553
251-944-2973

The larger police department in the area is the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, which is located in Chatom, Alabama. The Sheriff is Richard Stringer, and the sheriff’s office employs 30 people.

Washington County Sheriff’s Office
45 Court St
Chatom, AL 365187
251-847-2202

Washington County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Washington County Jail serves Washington County and the small towns in the county, and it houses an average of 80 inmates daily. The Jail Administrator is Crystal Lathan. Visitation is offered one day per week, on Wednesday, between 1pm and 3pm, and inmates may only have one 15-minute visit per week. Inmates are allowed to list two approved visitors, and appointment requests must be made in advance on Monday or Tuesday, by calling 251-847-2202 between the hours of 8am and 4pm.

Washington County Jail
45 Court Street
Chatom, AL 365187
251-847-2202

McIntosh, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open records requests must be submitted through the Town Clerk, who is Theresa A. Johnson. The Town Clerk is in charge of keeping accurate records for the town.

Theresa A. Johnson, Town Clerk
Town Hall
206 Commerce Street
P.O. BOX 385
McIntosh, AL 36553
251-944-2428

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