Northport, Alabama

Northport is a city in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, and has a population of 23,330 people. Tuscaloosa is the County Seat of Tuscaloosa County. The mayor of Northport is Bobby Herndon, and his office is located in the City Hall, which is on McFarland Boulevard.

City of Northport
City Hall
3500 McFarland Blvd.
Northport, AL 35476

City of Northport Facebook Page

Bobby Herndon, Mayor

In the year 2016, there were 16 reported rapes and 1 reported murder in Northport. There were 22 reported robberies and 43 reported assaults. There were also 128 reported burglaries, 732 reported thefts, and 18 reported auto thefts. Northport had a crime index of 278.2 which is comparable to the United States national crime index of 272.3. As of May 2018, there were 25 registered sex offender living in Northport.

Northport, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In the year 2016, there were 960 crimes reported in Northport. This gave the city a crime rate of 3,833 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than both the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons, and the United States crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Thefts and property crimes are the most common crimes reported in Northport.

The Northport Police Department is located on 26th Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Gerald Burton. Divisions within the police department include patrol, tactical unit, investigations, traffic, communications, records, and training.

Northport Police Department
3721 26th Avenue
Northport, AL 35473

Northport Police Department Facebook Page

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is located in Tuscaloosa, and the sheriff is Ron Abernathy. Divisions within the department include communications, training, investigative services, jail, the technical services group, and the uniformed services. The sheriff’s office employs approximately 215 people.

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office
714 ½ Greensboro Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Sheriff Ron Abernathy

The Tuscaloosa County Jail is located on 26th Avenue, and the Chief of Operations is Eric Bailey. Visitation is held 7 days a week, from 9 am to 5 pm, but inmates may only receive one visitor per week, with a maximum of 2 people per visit. You must be listed on the visitor list for the inmate before you can make an appointment to visit. Appointments must be made by calling between the hours of 7 am and 4 pm the day before you’d like to visit.

Tuscaloosa County Jail
1600 26th Ave
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Eric Bailey, Chief of Operations

Tuscaloosa County’s Most Wanted can be viewed online.

A search for warrants in Tuscaloosa County can also be done online.

Northport, Alabama – Open Records Requests

This is the form to be used to make requests for records.