Sand Rock, Alabama

Sand Rock, Alabama, is a very small town located in both Cherokee and DeKalb Counties. The County Seat of Cherokee County is Centre, and the County Seat of DeKalb County is Fort Payne. Ricky Mackey is the mayor of Sand Rock, and he has been serving as mayor since 2013. His office is in the Town Hall, which is located on Sand Rock Avenue.

Town of Sand Rock
1925 Sand Rock Avenue
Sand Rock, AL 35983

Ricky Mackey, Mayor

There was no reported crime information available for the Town of Sand Rock As of January 2018, there are 2 registered sex offenders living in Sand Rock.

Sand Rock, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There was limited crime information available for Sand Rock. The estimated crime rate for Sand Rock is 3,994 per 100,000 persons. For comparison purposes, Alabama has a state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons, and the United States has a national crime average of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime appears to be the most commonly reported crime in Sand Rock

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is one of the larger police departments, and the office is run by Sheriff Jimmy Harris. The Sheriff’s Office is located in Fort Payne, and department divisions include office and jail administration, DARE, the drug task force, the mounted unit, patrol officers, the sex offenders division, investigators, and the special response team.

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office
2801 Jordan Rd SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968

DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The DeKalb County Jail houses most of the area inmates, and generally houses over 200 inmates daily. The Chief Jail Administrator is Jonathan Langley, and there are 46 staff members at the jail. Video terminals may be used for visitation, but an appointment must be made in advance. Each visit is limited to 3 visitors per inmate, and a visit may be no longer than 30 minutes.

The other larger police department is the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, led by Sheriff Jeff Shaver. Divisions within the Sheriff’s office include animal control, court security, investigations, major crimes, detention, marine patrol, street patrol and narcotics.

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office
110 Cedar Bluff Road
Centre, Alabama 35960

Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

The Cherokee County Detention Center typically houses about 100 inmates each day and employs about 20 staff members. Inmates are allowed visitors 7 days a week, by video only. Onsite visits are 15 minutes, remote visits are 20 minutes, and both must be scheduled 24 hours in advance through the website.

Cherokee County Detention Center Visitation

Cherokee County Detention Center
110 Cedar Bluff Road
Centre, AL 35960

The Cherokee County’s Most Wanted list can be viewed online.

Sand Rock, Alabama – Open Records Request

Open Records Requests should be submitted through the Town Clerk, Melonie Garrett. It is the Town Clerk’s duty to ensure accurate records are kept of all city and election actions.

Melonie Garrett, Town Clerk
1925 Sand Rock Avenue
Sand Rock, AL 35983