Talladega, Alabama

Talladega is a city in central Alabama, in Talladega County, and it is home to 15,676 residents. Talladega is also the County Seat of Talladega County. Timothy Ragland is the mayor of Talladega, and City Hall is located on South Street West.

City of Talladega
City Hall
255 South Street West,
Talladega, Alabama 35161

Timothy Ragland, Mayor
(256) 362-8186, ext. 1100

In the year 2016, there were no murders in Talladega. There were 4 reported rapes and 24 reported robberies. There were also 95 reported assaults, 234 reported burglaries, 544 reported thefts, and 46 reported auto thefts. This gave Talladega crime index of 455.2, far above the United States crime index of 270.9. As of May 2018, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Talladega.

Talladega, Alabama – Police Station and Crime Statistics

In 2016, there were 947 reported crimes in Talladega, which gives the city a crime rate of 6,053 per 100,000 persons. This is significantly higher than both 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. Thefts and property crimes are the most common crimes in Talladega.

The Talladega Police Department is located on South Street. Divisions within the department include patrol, investigations, and administration.

Talladega Police Department
203 South Street W,
Talladega, AL 35160

Talladega Police Department Facebook Page

The larger police department in the area is the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office, which is located in Talladega, and the sheriff is Jimmy Kilgore. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include administration, the county jail, school resource officers, patrol, investigations, drug task force, and court security. The Talladega County Jail is also located in Talladega, and the Jail Administrator is Captain Ron Smith. The jail houses over 200 inmates daily.

Talladega County Sheriff’s Office
148 East St N
Talladega, AL 35161

Talladega County Jail
150 East Renfroe Road
Talladega, AL 35161

The Talladega County’s Most Wanted List can be viewed online.

Talladega, Alabama – Open Records Requests

Open Records Requests must be made through the City Clerk, Joanna Medlen. It’s the City Clerk’s responsibility to ensure that elections run smoothly and that accurate records are kept.

Joanna Medlen, City Clerk
255 South Street West,
Talladega, Alabama 35161
256-362-8186 ext 1026