Saraland, Alabama

Saraland is a city in southern Alabama, in Mobile County. The County Seat of Mobile County is Mobile. Howard Rubenstein is the mayor of Saraland, and the population of the town is 13,405 people. The mayor’s office is in City Hall, which is located on Saraland Boulevard.

City of Saraland
City Hall
943 Saraland Blvd. South
Saraland, AL 36571

City of Saraland Facebook Page

Howard Rubenstein, Mayor

In 2016, there were no murders in Saraland. There were 6 reported rapes, 4 reported robberies, and 24 reported assaults. There were 51 reports of burglaries, 392 reports of thefts, and 21 reports of auto thefts. This gives Saraland a crime index of 227.2, lower than the United States national crime index of 271.1. As of May 2018, there were 18 registered sex offenders living in the city.

Saraland, Alabama – Police Department and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 498 reported crimes in Saraland, which gives the city a crime rate of 3,566 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crimes are the most common crime in Saraland.

The Saraland Police Department is located on Saraland Boulevard, and the Police Chief is J.C. West. Eddie Taylor is the Assistant Chief. Divisions within the department include administration, patrol, investigations, and narcotics. The police department employs 45 sworn police officers.

Saraland Police Department
716 Saraland Blvd S
Saraland, AL 36571

Saraland Police Department Facebook Page

J.C. West, Chief of Police/Public Safety Director

The larger police department in the area is the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, which is headed by Sheriff Sam Cochran, and is located on South Royal Street in Mobile. There are multiple divisions within the sheriff’s office, including administrative services, field operations, support services, and corrections.

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office
510 South Royal Street
Mobile, AL 36603

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Facebook Page

Sam Cochran, Sheriff

The Mobile County Metro Jail is managed by the sheriff’s office and typically houses about 1,500 inmates each day. The jail is located on St. Emanuel Street. Noah Price Oliver is the Warden of the jail. Visitation times are between 8 am and 11 am, and 2 pm to 5 pm. To find out the visitation days, call 251-574-4702. Appointments must be made for visitation one week in advance.

Mobile County Metro Jail
450 St Emanuel St
Mobile, AL 36601

Mobile County Warrants can be viewed online.

Jasper, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be made through the City Clerk, who is Judi Smith. The City Clerk is responsible for maintaining all city records.

Judi Smith
943 Saraland Blvd. South
Saraland, AL 36571