Montevallo, Alabama

Montevallo is a city in central Alabama, close to Birmingham, and it’s located in Shelby County. Columbiana is the County Seat of Shelby County. The population of Montevallo is 6,323 residents, and the mayor is Rusty Nix. City Hall is located on Main Street.

City of Montevallo
City Hall
541 Main Street
Montevallo, AL 35115

City of Montevallo Facebook Page

Rusty Nix, Mayor
205-665-2555 ext 107

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Montevallo. There were 3 reported rapes, 3 reported robberies, and 8 reported assaults. There were also 24 reported burglaries, 121 reported thefts, and 4 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 174.8, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 270.9. As of April 2018, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Montevallo.

Montevallo, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

For 2016, there were 163 reported crimes in Montevallo, which gave the city a crime rate of 2,427 per 100,000 persons. This is below 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.

The Montevallo Police Department is also located on Main Street, and the Chief of Police is Jeremy Littleton.

Montevallo Police Department
541 Main Street
Montevallo, AL 35115

Jeremy Littleton, Chief of Police

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is located in Columbiana, and the sheriff is John Samaniego. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include patrol, criminal investigations, corrections, administration, narcotics, and specialty units.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
380 McDow Road
Columbiana, AL 35051

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

John Samaniego, Sheriff

The Corrections Division is headed by Captain Russell Bedsole and is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office. This facility has 500 beds and employs 65 correction officers. Inmates are allowed one visit per week, via video visits. Appointments for visits must be made via the website Visitation appointments are available for Tuesday – Thursday, from 7:20 pm to 9:35 pm, Saturday from 8:00 am to 11:25 am, and Sunday from 8:00 am to 9:35 pm. All visits must be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

Shelby County Corrections
380 McDow Road
Columbiana, AL 35051

Shelby County’s Most Wanted can be viewed online.

Montevallo, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Steve Gilbert
541 Main Street
Montevallo, AL 35115
(205) 665-2555 x 105