Russellville, Alabama

Russellville, Alabama is a city in northwestern Alabama, in Franklin County, with a population of 9,830 people. The mayor of Russellville is David Grissom. That office is located within the City Hall, which is on Jackson Avenue. Russellville is also the County Seat of Franklin County.

Russellville City Hall
304 N Jackson Ave.
Russellville, AL 35653

City of Russellville Facebook Page

David Grissom, Mayor

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Russellville. There were 5 reported rapes and 2 reported robberies. There were 29 reported assaults and 53 reported burglaries. There were also 237 reported thefts and 24 reported auto thefts. This gave the city a crime index of 259.1, which is lower than the United States crime index of 281.6. As of May 2018, there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Russellville.

Russellville, Alabama – Police and Crime Statistics

There were 350 reported crimes in Russellville for the year 2016. This gave the city a crime rate of 3,554 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than both the United States national crime rate of 2,387 per 100,000 persons and the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons. Property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Russellville.

The Russellville Police Department is located on Jackson Avenue, and the Chief of Police is Chris Hargis. Divisions within the department include patrol, investigations, communications, school resource officers, and records.

Russellville Police Department
400 N Jackson Ave.
Russellville, AL 35653

Russellville Police Department Facebook Page

The Russellville Police Department’s Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

The larger police department in the area is the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, which is located in Russellville, Alabama. The sheriff is Shannon Oliver, who has been serving as sheriff since 2011. The sheriff’s office includes divisions such as administration, court security, the detention center, drug enforcement, investigations, K-9, missing persons, patrol, reserves, and the Special Response Team.

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office
748 Walnut Gate Road
Russellville, Alabama 35654

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Franklin County Detention Center is located on the same property as the sheriff’s office, and Theresa Qualls is the Jail Administrator. Video visitation is Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and inmates are given two 30-minute visits, for a total of 1 hour per week. Additional visits are $7.50 each.

Franklin County Detention Center
748 Walnut Gate Road
Russellville, Alabama 35654

Franklin County’s Most Wanted can be viewed online. Names can be sorted by names or dates.

Russellville, Alabama – Open Records Request

Open records requests must be submitted through the City Clerk, who is Belinda Miller. It’s the responsibility of the City Clerk to keep accurate records of all transactions and events.

Belinda Miller, City Clerk
304 N Jackson Ave.
Russellville, AL 35653

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