Midfield, Alabama

Midfield is a town located in Jefferson County in Alabama, near Birmingham. Birmingham is the County Seat of Jefferson County. The mayor of Midfield is Gary Richardson, and the population of the city is 5,365 people. The Town Hall is located on Bessemer Super Highway.

Town of Midfield
725 Bessemer Super Highway
Midfield, AL 35228

Town of Midfield Facebook Page

In the year 2016, there were 2 rapes, 1 murder, and 21 robberies in Midfield. There were 42 reported assaults, 114 reported burglaries, 164 reported thefts, and 18 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 659.9, which is much higher than the United States national crime index of 275.2. As of April 2018, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Midfield.

Midfield, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

The estimated crime rate for Midfield for the year 2016 was 5,023 per 100,000 persons. This is much 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. Property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Midfield.

The Midfield Police Department is also located on Bessemer Super Highway, and the Chief of Police is Jesse Belch.

Midfield Police Department
725 Bessemer Super Highway
Midfield, AL 35228

Midfield Police Department Facebook Page

One of the other police departments is the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office in Birmingham, where Mark Levie Pettway 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

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Mark Levie Pettway

Midfield, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the Midfield City Clerk, Ashley D. Lewis. The City Clerk is in charge of ensuring accurate records are kept of all city events and transactions.

Ashley D. Lewis, City Clerk
725 Bessemer Super Highway
Midfield, AL 35228