Ragland, Alabama

Ragland, Alabama is located in St. Clair County in central Alabama, near Birmingham. Ashville is the County Seat of St. Clair County. Ragland has a population of 1,639 residents, and the mayor is Richard Bunt. The city offices are located on Fredia Street.

City of Ragland
220 Fredia St., Ste 102
Ragland, AL 35131

The most recent year for which crime information is available about Ragland is the year 2014. In that year, there were no reported murders, rapes, or robberies. There was 1 reported assault. There were also 7 reported burglaries, 9 reported thefts, and 1 reported auto theft. This gave the city a crime index of 66.8, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 280.5. There were 13 registered sex offenders living in Ragland, as of May 2018.

Ragland, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is limited crime information available for Ragland for the year 2016, but the estimated crime rate was 1,519 per 100,000 persons. This is lower 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 common crimes in the town.

The Ragland Police Department is located on Church Street, and the Chief of Police is James Brown.

Ragland Police Department
146 Church Street
Ragland, AL 35131

James Brown, Chief of Police

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office is another police department in the area, located in Ashville, and Terry Surles is the Sheriff. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include the canine unit, the county jail, DARE, investigations, operations, patrol, and school resource officers. There are two county jails located within St. Clair County, one in Ashville and one in Pell City. Chief Austin Nash is the Jail Administrator.

St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office
48 6th Street
Suite 300
Ashville, AL 35953

Terry Surles, Sheriff

Ragland, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Penny Owens
220 Fredia St., Ste 102
Ragland, AL 35131