Shorter, Alabama

Shorter, Alabama is a very small town in Macon County, east of Montgomery, and it has a population of 474 people. Oglethorpe is the County Seat of Macon County. Willie Mae Powell is the mayor of Shorter, and her office is located in Town Hall, which is on Old Federal Road in Shorter.

Town of Shorter
2427 Old Federal Road
Shorter, AL 36075

Town of Shorter Facebook Page

Willie Mae Powell, Mayor
334-727-9190 ext 110

The most recent crime information from Shorter is the year 2011, and there were no murders or rapes in that year. There was 1 reported robbery, and there were 4 reported assaults. There were 12 reported burglaries, 10 reported thefts, and 2 reported auto thefts. There was also one reported case of arson. The crime index for Shorter for 2011 was 525.2, which is significantly higher than the United States national crime rate of 304.4. As of January 2018, there were 14 registered sex offenders residing in Shorter.

Shorter, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There was limited crime information available for 2016 for Shorter. The estimated crime rate for Shorter is 4.761 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 Shorter.

The Police Department in Shorter is part of the Emergency Operations Center facility, and Sander Maloy is the Chief of Police. The Police Department is also located on Old Federal Road.

Town of Shorter Police Department
2521 Old Federal Road
Shorter, AL 36075

Sander Maloy, Chief of Police
334-727-9190 ext. 112

The Macon County Sheriff’s Office is the larger police department in the area, and the Sheriff is Andre Brunson.

Macon County Sheriff’s Office
246 County Rd 10
Tuskegee, AL 36083

Shorter, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Harold Powell, Town Clerk
334-727-9190 ext. 201