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Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Muscle Shoals is located in Colbert County, Alabama, near the Tennessee border. Tuscumbia is the County Seat of Colbert County. Muscle Shoals has a population of 13,146 people, and the population of the city is David H. Bradford. City Hall is located on Avalon Avenue.

City of Muscle Shoals
City Hall
2010 E. Avalon Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
256-383-5675

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Muscle Shoals. There were 5 reported rapes, 6 reported robberies, and 43 reported assaults. There were also 108 reported burglaries, 443 reported thefts, and 37 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 308.8, which is higher than the United States national crime index of 273.1. There were 22 registered sex offenders living in Muscle Shoals, as of May 2018.

Muscle Shoals, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 642 crimes reported in Muscle Shoals. This gave the city a crime rate of 4,649 per 100,000 persons. This is much higher than the Alabama 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 Muscle Shoals.

The Muscle Shoals Police Department is also located on Avalon Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Clint Reck. The police department employs 47 men and women. Divisions within the department include patrol, detectives, communications, administration, and corrections.

Muscle Shoals Police Department
1000 Avalon Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
256-383-6746

Muscle Shoals Police Department Facebook Page

There is a jail on the premises of the police department. Visitation is allowed on Sundays from 1 pm to 1:30 pm for males and from 1:30 pm to 2 pm for females.

Muscle Shoals Corrections

The other police department that serves the area is the Colbert County Sheriff’s Office, which is located in Tuscumbia. The sheriff is Frank Williamson. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include investigations, patrol, corrections, administration, and the drug task force.

Colbert County Sheriff’s Office
201 North Main Street
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
256-383-0741

Colbert County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Colbert County Jail is located on 4th Street and houses approximately 100 prisoners. The Jail Administrator is Marcus Rutland. Visitation is on Sundays from 1:30 pm to 4 pm. Inmates are allowed 15 minute visits.

Colbert County Jail
107 W. 4th Street
Tuscumbia, AL 35674
256-386-8551

Muscle Shoals, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, Ricky Williams. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that accurate records are kept for the city.

Ricky Williams
2010 E. Avalon Avenue
Muscle Shoals, AL 35661
256-383-5675

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