Sumiton, Alabama

Sumiton, Alabama, is a city located in Walker County and Jefferson County, near Birmingham, with a population of 2,520 people. Jasper is the County Seat of Walker County, and Birmingham is the County Seat of Jefferson County. Petey Ellis is the mayor of Sumiton, and City Hall is located on State Street.

City of Sumiton
City Hall
416 State St
Sumiton, AL 35148

In 2016, there were no murders or rapes in Sumiton. There were 6 reported assaults and 1 reported robbery. There were also 14 reported burglaries, 70 reported thefts, and 5 reported auto thefts. This gave Sumiton a crime index of 236.7, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 280.5. There were 3 registered sex offenders living in Sumiton, as of March 2018.

Sumiton, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 96 crimes reported in Sumiton. This gives the city a crime rate of 4,000 per 100,000 persons, which is higher than the Alabama state crime rate of 3,480 per 100,000 persons, and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crime is the most common crime in Sumiton.

The Sumiton Police Department is also located on State Street.

Sumiton Police Department
416 State St
Sumiton, AL 35148

Sumiton Police Department Facebook Page

The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is located in Jasper, and the sheriff is James E. Underwood. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include administration, criminal investigations, patrol, computer forensics, communications, drug enforcement, county jail, and SWAT.

Walker County Sheriff’s Office
2001 2nd Ave
Jasper, AL 35501

The Walker County Jail is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office, and the Jail Administrator is Trent McCluskey. Video visits with inmates may be conducted Monday-Friday from 8 am to 8 pm, except for 10:30 am to 12 pm and 3:30 pm to 5 pm. The jail has approximately 250 beds.

Walker County Jail
2001 2nd Ave
Jasper, AL 35501

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is the other police department that serves the area, where Mike Hale is the sheriff. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include patrol, corrections, criminal investigations, court services, school resource officers, and internal affairs.

Approximately 1,000 inmates are housed daily between the two Jefferson County facilities. The Deputy Chief of Corrections is Cleveland Moore. The Sheriff’s Office includes patrol, criminal, and corrections divisions, along with offering resources to schools and courts.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office
2200 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35203

Mike Hale

Cleveland Moore, Deputy Chief of Corrections

Sumiton, Alabama – Open Records Requests

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

Judy Glover
416 State St
Sumiton, AL 35148

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