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Somerville, Alabama

Somerville, Alabama is a very small town located in Morgan County, just southwest of Huntsville, and it has a population of 724 people. Decatur is the County Seat of Morgan County. The mayor of Somerville is Darren Tucker, whose office is located in the Town Hall at Courthouse Square.

Town of Somerville
PO BOX 153 24 Courthouse Square
Somerville, AL 35670
256-778-8282

Town of Somerville Facebook Page

The latest year that crime information is available for Somerville is 2007. During that time, there were 6 burglaries, 1 rape, 21 thefts, and 2 auto thefts reported. There were no murders, robberies, or assaults in 2007. The crime index for Somerville in 2007 was 496.8, which is significantly higher than the US national crime index of 305.2. As of January 2018, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Somerville.

Somerville, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

There is limited crime information available for Somerville, but the estimated crime rate is 4,173 per 100,000 persons.This is higher than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons and significantly higher than the US national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. The most commonly reported crime in Somerville is property crime.

The Somerville Police Department is located on Courthouse Square, and the Chief of Police is Chris Dillard. The police department also employs two other officers.

Somerville Police Department
24 Courthouse Square
Somerville, AL 35670
256-778-8282

The larger police department in the area is the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, which is led by Sheriff Ana W. Franklin. The sheriff’s office is located in Decatur, and the Morgan County Jail is at the same location as the sheriff’s office.

Visitation for inmates is held Monday-Friday from 8-10:45 am and 12-3:45 pm, Saturday from 8-10:45 am and 12-2:15 pm, and Sunday from 9-10:45 am and 12-3:45 pm. Inmates are allowed 3 visits per week. Visitation is on a first come, first served basis.

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department
119 Lee Street, North
Decatur, AL 35601
256-351-4800

Morgan County Jail
119 Lee Street, North
Decatur, AL 35601
256-351-4825

Somerville, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Regina Long
Town of Somerville
PO BOX 153 24 Courthouse Square
Somerville, AL 35670
256-778-8282

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